Author Archives: mrdrivein

Things that are not drive-ins

By now, you’ve probably got a pretty good idea about the what kind of news items you’ll see on Carload. This week, I found a couple of examples of news you won’t find here. Except this one time, to explain why. 3M supplied the photo on the right of its new Streaming Projector, which several…

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Starlite says goodbye to 35mm

WKRC, Cincinnati’s News Leader, ran a story about the last 35mm film showing at the Starlite Drive-In (Amelia OH). The Starlite closed for the season last weekend, but it plans to reopen in the spring with digital projection. And here’s the story:…

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Peoria drive-in gets zoning okay

The odd saga of the Peoria IL drive-in that was set up in the parking lot of an indoor movie theater has taken another positive turn. reports that the Peoria Zoning Commission has approved a permit to allow the drive-in to take up permanent residence there. The commission suggested that the site improve its…

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