Apr. 14: Twin Drive-In, Independence MO

It’s Day 104 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. US Route 24, one of the first US highways established in 1926, leads almost perfectly from my previous stop in Moberly to the Twin Drive-In in Independence MO. It took me a little over two hours to drive the historic route According to Cinema Treasures, the Twin was a latecomer…

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Apr. 13: Moberly Drive-In, Moberly MO

It’s Day 103 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. Moberly MO is home to the Moberly Drive-In, part of the Moberly Five and Drive movie cluster. Sitting in north-central Missouri, Moberly really isn’t on the way to any other strings of drive-ins, so I had to swing out of my way to reach it. I had thought to leave it until my…

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Apr. 12: Barco Drive-In Theatre, Lamar MO

It’s Day 102 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. It’s a short, easy drive (just about a half hour) from the 66 Drive-In Theatre in Carthage MO north to the Barco Drive-In Theatre in Lamar. This drive-in opened as the Barco Starvue in April 1950, but soon dropped the Starvue from its name. (Barco is short for Barton County.) It’s been in operation every summer…

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