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West Rome Drive-in
Status: Closed and demolished
Location: 5945 Rome Taberg Rd., Rte 69, Rome, NY 13440
Screens: 2 (second screen added in 1985)
Capacity: 500 cars
Original owner: Unknown; currently operated by Zurich Theatres; which also operates the Elmira Drive-in located in Big Flats, New York
Opening date: June 2, 1951
Final season: 2011
What's there now: Davison Automotive Group and service center

This page was last updated on January 15, 2012.

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Topo Map from 1955, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1997, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 2005 courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial close-up image from 2005 courtesy of Google Earth.
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Grand opening article from the Rome Daily Sentinal on June 2, 1951. Grand opening ad from the Rome Daily Sentinal on June 2, 1951. West Rome Drive-in marquee from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen. West Rome Drive-in entrance from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen.
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West Rome Drive-in ticket booth from 2003, courtesy of Roger Katz. West Rome Drive-in screen 1 from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen. West Rome Drive-in screen 1 from 2003, courtesy of Roger Katz. West Rome Drive-in screen 1.
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West Rome Drive-in screen 2 from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen. West Rome Drive-in snackbar from 2008, courtesy of Rick Cohen. West Rome Drive-in snackbar patio from 2003, courtesy of Roger Katz. West Rome Drive-in snackbar from 2003, courtesy of Roger Katz.

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Unfortunately this drive-in has been closed...
#1 - Steve - 12/10/2011 - 21:08
where do you live?
have you check their facebook page lately
also have you seen(www.westromedrivein.com)Lately.
zurich Has Aknwoage it in their web site.
I also bleave it just re did website too!
#2 - west rome drive-in - 03/21/2012 - 19:58
now playing at newly remodel West Rome drive-in grand reopening on July 13 2012 is Men in Black 3 & Madagascar 3
#3 - OZONER WEB SITE - 07/12/2012 - 14:07
While the newly remodeled drive-in is pleasing as far as cleanliness, price and location, the placement of the one screen they put back up is extremely undesirable. The huge lights from the car dealership cast shadow s of the trees right on the screen during both movies. I understand why they thought putting it where they did (so passerby s would see it from either direction) would be the best interest of the business, its was very distracting to try watching through those shadows, I left after G.I.Joe because of it. I don t think my family will be back unless there is a change.
#4 - Spike - 04/28/2013 - 06:55
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