Anchor Drive-In

10121 Jefferson Avenue,
Newport News, VA 23605

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Anchor Drive-In

The Anchor Drive-In opened July 23, 1952 and closed around 1985. It had a capacity for 400 cars.

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ElCartero on June 20, 2008 at 6:20 pm

Interesting picture here. A local artist painted a mural of Newport News landmarks on the wall of a school cafeteria, reproducing the images from some snapshot photos. One of these was the Anchor DI.

wsasser on December 20, 2012 at 9:45 am

I just posted a photo of the Grand Opening Ad dated July 23, 1952

rivest266 on March 22, 2017 at 2:15 pm

Better copy of the grand opening ad from Wasser at:

Found on powered by

and the photo section.

50sSNIPES on April 29, 2019 at 10:05 am

On EBay, I Think This Is The Right Drive-In But, I Found A 35mm Print Of A Snipe For A Local Shop Located On 12440 Warwick Blvd In Newport News Somewhere Around 1960-ish.

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