These pages for Texas will be about 40 entries per page so it wont be 200 drive-ins long and present scrolling problems for the readers. Just do a search for the town name in the blog’s search box.
Abilene – Corpus Christi
Corsicana – Friona
Texas, page 3
Garland – Longview
Texas, page 4
Loraine – Port Arthur
Texas, page 5
Quanah – Wichita Falls
Abilene has 1 open: Town And Country Drive-in and 1 closed: Park Drive-in
and within sight of I-20/US-80. And just west of Cat Claw Creek. topo and photo
a second Drive-In was located south of the power lines, west of the Burlington Northern railroad tracks [ near BM, i.e. benchmark, 1661 ], and south of Elm Creek.
Entrance from BR-83/BR-277. These are ‘branches’ of state highways or ‘Business Route’.
Probably Park Drive-In topo and photo
Kind of hard to tell if it was a 2 screener or thats something else on the left side of the picture. For those that don’t know Texas gets it, thats snow on the ground in the photo.
Alice had 1, Buckhorn Drive-In
south side of town. topo and photo
Amarillo: Tascosa Drive-In , Twin Drive-In, Sunset Drive-In
one: Tascosa Drive-In north end of town on US-87. topo and photo, closed, had 2 screens. Reopened in 1999 with 1 screen ! Welcome back !
two: also on US-87 topo and photo, partially there, 2 screens
three: west side of town, on US-66 topo and photo, closed
Amherst: El Ray Drive-In
closed. topo and photo
Andrews: Mustang Drive-In
southeast corner of town, on US-385 topo and photo
Anson: Twilight Drive-In
north end of town on US-83/US-277. topo and photo
Tree line is still visible.
Aransas Pass: Tarpon Drive-In
southwest of town on Route 361 topo and photo, closed
Arlington: Downs Drive-In
Found it ! topo and photo, closed
Austin: Fiesta Drive-In, Showtown USA Twin Drive-In, Southside Twin Drive-In
one: northwest of Route 71 in Montopolis, Tx. topo, closed
I didn’t find a third drive-in location
Ballinger: Hillcrest Drive-In
you can still see part of the parking rows.
Baytown: Decker Twin Drive-In
on Route 330/Decker Drive topo and photo, definately closed.
Beaumont: Showtown USA Twin Drive-In
here is the town. topo and photo, gone
All traces of it are gone.
Between the Highway-530 marker on the map, and I-35. map and photo
It was south of town, south of US-190, and west of I-35. Just west of where the Hilltop Cafe used to be.
This was from about I-35 over to where BM 673 is on the map. I-35 is the vertical road, and US-190 is the horizontal road.
About where the Highway 530 marker is on the map used to be a small plane landing strip, you could take a ride around the area. Thats gone as well.
Bonham: Bonham Drive-In
actually in Midway, southwest on US-82 topo and photo
Borger: Bonavista Drive-In
southwest corner of town, on Route 136 topo and photo
Under the trees…
Bovina: Mustang Drive-In
here is the town topo
Bowie: Trail Drive-In
northwest of town, on US-81 topo and photo
closed. Partially there.
Breckenridge: Corral Drive-In
west of US-180 topo and photo
definately gone, heavy tree growth, you can just make out the parking rows.
Brownfield: Rustic Drive-In
west side of town, on US-82/US-380 topo and photo
Brownwood: Camp Bowie Drive-In
on US-377, near the Rodeo grounds topo and photo, under the buildings.
Bryan: The Skyway Twin
Looks like a 2 screen alright ! But the rows have brush growing in them, not much else there.
no drive-in found topo
Carrizo Springs: Winter Garden Drive-In
here is the town. topo
Center: Apache Drive-In
northeast of town on Route 7 topo and photo, closed
Clarksville: Red River Drive-In
Route 37 west side of town. topo and photo
gone, parking rows partially visible.
Cleburne: Chief Drive-In
north of town on Route 174. Inside Loop 367. topo and photo
closed, but you can still see part of the parking rows.
Cleveland: Twin Ranch Drive-In
north on US-59 topo and photo, gone
Clute: Gulf Drive-In
southeast of town topo and photo, closed
Coleman: Oak Drive-In
The Cole Anna Drive-In was on the south side of town.
north of town on US-84 topo and photo
you can still see part of the parking rows
College Station: Circle Drive-In
found topo and photo, gone
Copperas Cove: Joy Drive-In
Corpus Christi: Gulf Drive-In, Surf Drive-In, Thunderbird Drive-In
Twin Palms Drive-In, Viking Twin Drive-In, Navarro Drive-In
Only one looks like a twin screen, topo or aerial photos. But it is hard to tell as most are completely gone.
one: near Gulfway Shopping Center topo and photo, gone
two: on Leopard Street/Route 407 near Baldwin topo and photo, gone
three: one of the twin screen Drive-Ins topo and photo, gone
under the South Padre Island Drive and Route 286 construction. Part of the parking areas are still visible.
four: just northeast of the twin mentioned above. Ayers Street topo and photo, very much gone
five: just further along the same road as four Ayers Street topo and photo
large empty field
six: on South Port Avenue. topo and photo