May 20: American Dream Drive-In, Powell WY

It’s Day 140 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. Driving to my fifth state / province in as many days, it was another hour and a half hours to go from the Silver Bow Drive In just west of Butte MT to the only active drive-in in Wyoming, the American Dream Drive-In just south of Powell. According to Cinema Treasures, the American Dream opened as Paul’s Drive-In…

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First and last Wyoming drive-in endures

The Los Angeles Times gave us quite a gift this week with its profile of the American Dream Drive-In of Powell WY. There’s a great video (too bad I can’t embed it here) plus a lengthy story of the history of the American Dream, which opened in 1949 as Wyoming’s first drive-in theater and is…

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