Fields, Screens & Boxoffice 

In 1978, the drive-in was expanded from one screen to three. While the owners at that time didn't know it, this expansion was likely the single most important change in the drive-in's history. Don't forget to check out the major work we did on our screens in 2011.

Thanks for stopping by!
We get some pretty incredible sunsets out here.
Thanks for stopping by!
We get some pretty incredible sunsets out here.

This is the ultimate big-screen viewing experience.  Just load up the living room and head out to the Drive-In!
This is the ultimate big-screen viewing experience. Just load up the living room and head out to the Drive-In!

The whole living room's in the truck.  The stereo's running off a 120 volt inverter.  They had GREAT sound!
The whole living room's in the truck. The stereo's running off a 120 volt inverter. They had GREAT sound!

In 2001, we hosted a family in a full-sized transit bus.  This is a parking arrangement that only works during the slower weekdays, but it turned out to be fun for all
In 2001, we hosted a family in a full-sized transit bus. This is a parking arrangement that only works during the slower weekdays, but it turned out to be fun for all

Between shows, there's always a Mariners game
Between shows, there's always a Mariners game

Which lane do we use???  We're soooo confused!
Which lane do we use??? We're soooo confused!

OK,.. we got it figured out.
OK,.. we got it figured out.

Nothing's more fun than watching the fields fill up for the night
Nothing's more fun than watching the fields fill up for the night

Field 1 from the back
Field 1 from the back

A side shot of Field 1 from its exit.  The building in the center is the original 1949 snack bar, now unused
A side shot of Field 1 from its exit. The building in the center is the original 1949 snack bar, now unused

Looking at the snack bar & projection room from the corner of Field 1
Looking at the snack bar & projection room from the corner of Field 1

Our regulars know exactly where they want to be.  The front row usually fills up fast!
Our regulars know exactly where they want to be. The front row usually fills up fast!

This is Field 2, directly behind the snack bar
This is Field 2, directly behind the snack bar

Field 2.  The trees make a great backdrop
Field 2. The trees make a great backdrop

Field 3, taken from the booth
Field 3, taken from the booth

SUVs are very popular at the drive-in.
SUVs are very popular at the drive-in.

Our entrance, taken from the overflow area
Our entrance, taken from the overflow area

This was taken before our new boxoffices were built and we could run 4 lanes.  The overflow entrance is at the far corner, and you can see cars coming in from the highway
This was taken before our new boxoffices were built and we could run 4 lanes. The overflow entrance is at the far corner, and you can see cars coming in from the highway

Lining 'em up!  Fortunately, any lane can go to any screen
Lining 'em up! Fortunately, any lane can go to any screen

Sorry about the focus on this one  :)
Sorry about the focus on this one :)

On busy nights, traffic is redirected to the overflow entrance.
On busy nights, traffic is redirected to the overflow entrance.

Almost showtime, but I think we can get 'em all in...
Almost showtime, but I think we can get 'em all in...

We replaced our old ticket booths in '04.  The old ones were damaged by a garbage truck, so we took the opportunity to build rooms that were more functional.
We replaced our old ticket booths in '04. The old ones were damaged by a garbage truck, so we took the opportunity to build rooms that were more functional.

The old booths came down without too much trouble.  However, the foundations were another matter.  These guys worked all day with two jackhammers to get the concrete out.
The old booths came down without too much trouble. However, the foundations were another matter. These guys worked all day with two jackhammers to get the concrete out.

Now, which end is up??
Now, which end is up??

One new foundation is poured.  You can see the difference in size.
One new foundation is poured. You can see the difference in size.

New boxoffices from back.  Earlybirds, waiting for us to open!
New boxoffices from back. Earlybirds, waiting for us to open!

Almost finished... 4 lanes and computer ticketing... much faster!
Almost finished... 4 lanes and computer ticketing... much faster!

Highlight for Album: 2011 Screen Projects
Album: 2011 Screen Projects
Changed: Nov 12, 2011
Contains: 3 items.

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