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The Good Old-fashioned Drive-ins As We Remember Them From Years Ago

Every place certainly had their own gimmick, but they were all quite tasty. Just the memory of those handmade shakes and fresh burgers still makes our mouths water all these years later. And you could listen to the radio! We thought it was heaven on earth.

Car Hops and Drive-ins As They Were in the Good Old Days

1955 Seattle, Washington. A burger only cost 19 cents back then! Via/ Flickr

Car Hops and Drive-ins As They Were in the Good Old Days

1957 in Tallahassee, Florida. Via/ State Archives of Florida

Car Hops and Drive-ins As They Were in the Good Old Days

1945 postcard for Ott’s Drive-in, California. Via/ State Flickr

Car Hops and Drive-ins As They Were in the Good Old Days

Big Dip Drive-in, Tallahassee, Florida, 1957. Via/ State Archives of Florida

Car Hops and Drive-ins As They Were in the Good Old Days

A & W callbox with menu. A burger was 50 cents in 1973, Staten Island, New York. Via/ Flickr

Car Hops and Drive-ins As They Were in the Good Old Days

Notice the Sealtest Ice Cream neon sign, North Carolina, 1960. Via/ Flickr

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