51 Drive-In

Wheat Street and Broadway Avenue,
Dimmitt, TX 79027

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51 Drive-In

The “51” Drive-In opened in early-1955 when it was operated by H.H. Carlile. It can been seen in historic topo maps on historic aerials.com. No trace of it remains today.

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MichaelKilgore on November 17, 2019 at 6:40 am

Billboard, Nov. 13, 1954: “H. A. Carlile has announced that construction has started at Dimmitt, Tex., of a 300-car capacity drive-in which is being built at a cost of $50,000. It will be equipped with CinemaScope and feature a concession stand in the center of the parking area.”

MichaelKilgore on April 29, 2022 at 7:41 pm

Boxoffice, July 2, 1955: “The 51 Drive-In opened here recently with a new screen. The old screen was blown down during a windstorm recently, said Owner H. H. Carlile.”

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