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neon drive-in theatres midwest


Harvest Moon Theatre
Gibson City, IL
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The Harvest Moon Drive-in in Gibson City, IL packed the house on a breezy summer night. The snack bars were humming, even while people walked across the street with take-out pizza in their hands.



Georgetown Drive-in Theatre
Georgetown, IN
Photo courtesy Rosalind Causey

This is the Georgetown Drive-in Theatre located in Georgetown, Indiana. It opened in 1951 and has two screens. It has a great neon marquee. Many thanks to Rosalind Causey for info and photos below. 08-06






Skyway Drive-in Theatre
Fish Creek, WI
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

Here are a couple of neon shots of the Skyway Drive-in Theatre. This drive-in originally opened in 1950 and is still showing first run movies at its location in Fish Creek, WI. 07-07

(Far right) A close-up of the Skyway marquee



13-24 Drive-in Theatre
Wabash, IN
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

Check out this swooping arrow from the 13-24 Drive-in Theatre in Wabash. This drive-in is still open today. 11-07



ABC Drive-in Theatre (Demolished)
Noblesville, IN
Photo and info courtesy Alan Culley

Check out the neon lettering on the marquee of the ABC Drive-in Theatre in Noblesville, IN. Unfortunately, like many of the open air theatres of yesterday, the ABC Drive-in is gone and has been replaced by a heavy equipment supply business. 01-08








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