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West Rome Drive-in Theatre was located in Rome, near Utica, New York

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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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