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News Items For Rocket Drive-In Theater

Jul 12, 1998
Hemmed in by neighbors, Durango drive-in clings to life July 12 - DURANGO - The Rocket Drive In Theater's screen soars above the banks of the Animas River and against the Purple Cliffs, built there in 1957 far from downtown lights but now hemmed in by a middle school and Wal-Mart. By Electa Draper.       Denver Post Online       link
Aug 30, 2003
Rocket Drive-In runs last weekend For years, the drive-in provided a fun, family-oriented environment where loyal customers gladly waited hours for a cheeseburger. This may be the final opportunity for movie-goers to enjoy the drive-in. By Mary Ann Lopez.       Durango Herald       link
Apr 2, 2004
Rocket sets takeoff The Rocket Drive-In will reopen on April 9, but there is no guarantee Durango's only outdoor screen will be lit the entire summer as the 10.5-acre property remains for sale. By Tom Sluis.       Durango Herald       link

Media For Rocket Drive-In Theater

Aug 30, 2003
Last Year for Rocket Drive-In The Durango Herald reported in its August 30th edition that the days of the Rocket Drive-In are numbered and the end of any season could be the last for what is a piece of Durango history. Let us hope it opens again in 2004 link