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|Location: 6707 Transit Rd. at Wehrle, Lancaster, NY 14221|
|Capacity: 800 cars|
|Original owner: Built by Sy Stephens; operated later by Ed Bebko.|
|Opening date: April 2, 1955, but held an "official" grand opening on May 4, 1955.|
|Final season: 1986|
|What's there now: Regal Cinemas Transit Center 18 and Imax Theatre.|
|Topo map from 1982, courtesy of TerraServer USA.||Aerial image from 1966, courtesy of the Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.||Aerial image from 1978, courtesy of the Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.||Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.|
|Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.||Now open ad from the Lancaster Enterprise on April 28, 1955.||"Official" grand opening ad from the Buffalo Evening News on May 4, 1955.||Regal Cinemas and Imax Theatre at site of former Wehrle Drive-in, image from 2007 courtesy of Rick Cohen.|
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