Jet Drive-In - Big Spring, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1
N 32° 13.428 W 101° 28.805
14S E 266281 N 3567940
Quick Description: The Jet Drive-In (closed in 1985) was one of my favorite Date Destinations for many years. This location holds many fond teenage memories for me :) Oh, and my Trunk would hold four extra people. "Yes, we did sneak people in this way back in the 70'
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2014 12:06:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMN1H5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 3

Long Description:

"The Jet Drive-In opened in mid-1951 with a car capacity given at 300 and another source says 500. It was operated by Rowley United Theatres and later United Artists Theatres.

The Jet Drive-In closed in 1985 and was demolished in 1993.

There is now a sign close to the old entrance that says: "Coming Soon - Parklands Estate"

There are no structures left but there are several of the old Speaker Boxes (Minus Copper Wires) and a few Light Poles left on the wide expanse of tiered parking spots left over.

Here is a Google Street Vew LINK

If you want to visit another Waymark, a Benchmark as well as a Geocache then these (3) are just 200 feet away from the posted coordinates of this waymark......

Waymark: CU0532 - Big Spring, TX ( WMDNA2 )
Benchmark: CU0532
Geocache: Jet Past ( GC1EWVR )
Current condition: Very little remains (signs, speaker posts, car ramps, screen structure, etc.)

1374 Wasson Rd
Big Springs, Texas USA

Web Page: [Web Link]


Drive-In For Sale!: Not listed

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