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Transit Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

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Transit Drive-In Theater

No known aliases.
ozoner location Currently in operation
6655 Transit Rd. -- NY 78
Lockport, NY 14094
 
Express Code: nyttran
Status: open
Season: March - November
Year Built: 1952
Screens: 5
Car Capacity: 1250
Acres:
Opening Date: 08/01/1952
First Movie: 1. Carbine Williams, 2. Calling Bulldog Drummond
(716) 625-8535
transitDIT@aol.com
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Accessories: in-car heaters
Sound: FM, AM
Projection:
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering:
Technical: Miniature golf, in-car heaters
People: As long there are sunsets and stars at night, there will be drive-in movies. quote from Rick Cohen, Owner
Policy: Gift cards available on the website
 

Theater Timeline

1952    Grand opening
1957    Bought by the Cohen family
1971    Original screen tower destroyed In wind storm and replaced
1973    Snack bar burns down and will be rebuilt
1994    Screen #2 opens
1995    19-hole miniature golf opens
1996    Screen #3 opens
2001    Screen #4 opens
2013    Vehicle hits utility pole which falls into and destroys marquee
2014    New marquee installed
2016    Screen #5 opens

People

  • owners
    Cohen Family
    1957 - 2014
    R. Cohen
    2007 - current
  • operators
    R. Cohen
    2007 - current

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