7164 W. Lee Highway (US 11), Rural Retreat, Va.
capacity: 200 cars
years of operation: 1952-2008
currently: closed (owner retired)
Click here to see the USGS map depicting the drive-in and surrounding
Click here to see an April 1999 aerial photo of the drive-in.
Screen tower with apartment built into it. Entrance and exit roads converge in an unusual "criss-cross" pattern between highway and drive-in.
Combination ticket booth and snack bar building.
All photos above taken June 1998.
Photo by Stu Megaw, taken May 2000.
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