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B & D Drive-In Theatre - Rapid River MI

Address: Junction US-2 and US-41
City: Rapid River
State: MI
Zip: 49878
County: Delta
Open: 1949 (9-16-49) AD
Closed: 1956 (10-6-56)
Capacity: 280 (1963-65)
Owner History: Frank C. Chivers (1957) D. King (1963-65)
Number of visits to this page: 12621
General Information:

Source: Andrew Wilson AKA The Librarian

I located the picture in the 1955 Delta County Tourist Guide (7th Edition) on page 4. Also on page 4 is the following entry in the What To Do column: "Theatres--Outdoor Drive-In ... B&D Drive-In, Rapid River--individual speakers, refreshments. Hill-Top Drive-In--3/4 mile west of Escanaba on highway 412--individual speakers, confection cafeteria, children's playground, modern rest rooms. Kenmore Drive-In, under construction at the time of printing of this edition, is located on US-2 and 41, four miles north of Escanaba. Opening expected during early summer." The B & D opened in 1949 and closed in the fall of 1956.

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B & D Drive-In Theatre - OLD AD AND PIC FROM ANDREW WILSON
OLD AD AND PIC FROM ANDREW WILSON
B & D Drive-In Theatre - DRIVEWAY
DRIVEWAY
B & D Drive-In Theatre - FOUNDATION
FOUNDATION
B & D Drive-In Theatre - B D TEASER FROM ANDREW WILSON
B D TEASER FROM ANDREW WILSON
B & D Drive-In Theatre - B D AD FROM ANDEW WILSON
B D AD FROM ANDEW WILSON
B & D Drive-In Theatre - 18 JUL 1956 AD
18 JUL 1956 AD
B & D Drive-In Theatre - GOOGLE EARTH OF THE INTERSECTION
GOOGLE EARTH OF THE INTERSECTION
B & D Drive-In Theatre - RAPIDRIVER 1953 CROP
RAPIDRIVER 1953 CROP
B & D Drive-In Theatre - TERRASERVER OF THE INTERSECTION
TERRASERVER OF THE INTERSECTION
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