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Drive-in Theatres East

 

Midway Drive-in
Mifflintown, PA
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

The Midway Theatre in Mifflintown, PA is a very enticing sight off the roadway. This historic drive-in is still very much in business. 11-00

 

 

 

Hi-Way Drive-in (Closed)
Latrobe, PA
Photos and info courtesy Brenda

Here are a couple of shots of the Hi-Way Drive-in Theatre located along Route 30 in Latrobe, PA. During the spring & fall, they have flea markets on the weekends. During the summer they still have movies every night. They still have the old cement posts that use to hold the microphone but the sound is now via your radio on a certain AM station.

 

UPDATE 11/10 : The Hi-Way Drive-in never opened for the 2011 season in April this year. The plans for the Drive-in is to tear it down sometime this Summer and build a CVS Pharmacy in its place. Many thanks to David Hughes for update. 11-10

 

 

Allegany Drive-in Screen Tower (Gone)
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

Here are a couple shots of the Allegany Drive-in Theatre. The screen serves as the ultimate backdrop for a snow covered day. The Allegany closed in 1995. 11-00

 

UPDATE 12/05 : The Allegany Drive-in is gone. Many thanks to David Wagner for update. 12-05

UPDATE 01/13 : The site is undeveloped and owned by Living Waters Church as of 2007. See the NY Drive-ins site for more information. 12-05

 

 

Elmira Drive-in Theatre
Elmira, NY
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett


The Elmira Drive-in Theatre of New York has a unique screen tower that looks like factory smokestacks from the distance.

Not sure if this grand relic is still around. 11-00

 

UPDATE 07/06 : The Elmira Drive-in is still alive and kicking, showing current movies on a nightly basis. Many thanks to Jake for update. 07-06

UPDATE 12/13 : The Elmira Drive-in is still operating daily. Many thanks to Connie Weller for update. 12-13

 

 

Bath Drive-in (Gone)
Bath, NY
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

The Bath Drive-in of Bath, NY sports the familiar lettering "closed for the season" on its marquee. Let's hope this is only temporary. 11-00

 

UPDATE 07/07 : Just a note that Bath drive in has been closed since the fall of 2005, a very sad state for many of us here. However, as of July 20, 2007 it has re-opened with the Rat Movie and Pirates 3. It will be open weekends only hopefully for a long long time. Many thanks to Dave Bentley for update. 07-07

UPDATE 12/10 : The Bath Drive-in was open for the 2007 season. In the Spring of 2008, they re-named the Bath Drive-in to Papa's Place Drive-in. The drive-in only lasted for one season under the new name. The drive-in was closed after the 2008 season. . Many thanks to David Hughes for update. 12-10

UPDATE 12/13 : The Bath Drive-in is gone, destroyed to build apartments It's a shame that drive-ins are rapidly going the way of the dodo bird. Many thanks to Connie Weller for update. 12-13

 

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