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Jul 30, 2001
Drive-in theater back in business CARTHAGE, Mo. The Route 66 Drive-In in Carthage has plenty to offer those who have fond memories of catching a flick under the open stars By Scott Meeker.       Joplin Globe       link
Aug 1, 2001
Cinema En Route The Past and Future History of Route 66 Drive-Ins By Jon Alon Walz.       Box Office Magazine       link
Aug 30, 2001
Not the last picture show Like the zombies that were once ubiquitous outdoor screen entertainment, drive-in theaters stumble on. But drive-in operators are quivering in their concession stands over what they perceive to be a new threat digital projection. By Andy Seiler.       USA Today       link
Apr 24, 2003
The star-spangled vision comes back THE small town lights are distant and dim, and the traffic on the old Route 66 does not disturb the still night. After paying a dollar a head, the drivers jockey for the best spots in front of the large white screen of the SkyView Drive-In.       The Economist       link
Apr 10, 2015
Route 66 Drive-In Theater Opens CARTHAGE, MO.--- Tonight marks the start of the 2015 season for the Route 66 Drive-In west of Carthage. Screen upgrades in the off season mean better resistance to wind damage. Workers plan to repaint the traditional oversized lettering later this year.       Four States Homepage       link
Oct 7, 2015
Camp Mi Casa wraps up first season as new RV park on Historic Route 66 Dale and Stephanie Garber, of Carthage, purchased the 30 acres of land west of the 66 Drive-In Theatre in August 2014, and that November the bulldozers got to work on what Stephanie described as waist-deep trash. I drove by here all the time, day ...       Carthage Press       link
Dec 14, 2016
Gaze Upon the Faded Glory of Route 66s Signs The 66 Drive-in Theatre in Carthage, Missouri. It first opened in 1948, closed in 1985 and was restored and reopened in 1997. The sign for Roy's Motel and Cafe in Amboy, California. The neon Meadow Gold milk sign in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was first ...       Atlas Obscura       link
Mar 14, 2017
66 Drive-In carries on legacy with new ownership CARTHAGE, Mo. - In just a couple of weeks, the 66 Drive-In Theatre in Carthage will go from a ghost parking lot to an evening full of entertainment. That's what brings it out-- just the family environment, explained new owner Nathan McDonald.       Four States Homepage       link
Mar 14, 2017
66 Drive-In Carries on Legacy with New Ownership CARTHAGE, Mo. - In just a couple of weeks, the 66 Drive-In Theatre in Carthage will go from a ghost parking lot to an evening full of entertainment. That's what brings it out-- just the family environment, explained new owner Nathan McDonald.       OzarksFirst.com       link
Mar 14, 2017
66 Drive-In Carries on Legacy with New Ownership - Story CARTHAGE, Mo. - In just a couple of weeks, the 66 Drive-In Theatre in Carthage will go from a ghost parking lot to an evening full of entertainment.       OzarksFirst.com       link
Mar 13, 2017
McDonald family takes over Route 66 Drive-In - The Carthage Press The McDonald family, the new owners of the Route 66 Drive In Theater, stand with the Goodman family, the previous owners in this photo at the theater. Pictured...       Carthage Press       link

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