Many southern West Virginia folks from the 1950 - 1960 years will no doubt remember this classsic view of a most popular outdoor theater that was located on Rt. 52 in Brushfolk, WV. A shopping center followed the removal of the theater after it closed.
Located in the Southern most part of West Virginia in Brush Fork near Bluefield. The Skyway Drive-In served Bluefield with a rather large drive-in parking 600 cars. It opened in September 1948 with Yvonne De Carlo in “Slave Girl”, it was owned by Sam Switow. It was later taken over by Newbold-Keesling and closed in 1980. It was demolished for a strip mall.
Photograph furnished by Beverly Eller Aker, BHS Class '59 through Calvin Whittaker, BHS Class '54.
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