Zesto Drive-ins (page 2)

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Franklin St.
Evansville, IN
This Zesto opened in 1949. It was the first location in town. There was a classic, curved Zesto sign on the roof of this building originally. [vintage photo thanks Willard Library] For more, see this website. [map]

Morgan Ave.
Evansville, IN
I believe this building was the second Zesto location in Evansville. It has been vacant for many years. [map]

Riverside Dr.
Evansville, IN
This Zesto opened in 1952. This was the third location in town. [map]

Fort Wayne, IN
This Zesto has been here since the 1950s. Neon was added to the rooftop sign in 2009. I don't know if the sign originally had neon or not. For more, see this website. [map]

New Albany, IN
The original location of this Zesto in New Albany was built in 1951. The stand was moved to its current location in 1996 during a road-widening project. The sign was moved to the new building but the original building was demolished. The sign was destroyed in a storm a few years later and was replaced with the replica shown above. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Wichita [vintage; gone]

Bogalusa, LA
This Zesto features the classic rooftop sign and a giant rooster. The sign had neon originally and the rooster revolved at one time. For more giant roosters like this, see this page. [map]

Crowley, LA
Frosto opened as a Zesto in 1950. Around 1955, the drive-in went independent and changed the name to Frosto. For more, see this website. [map]

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