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.
1955 Seattle, Washington. A burger only cost 19 cents back then! Via/ Flickr
1945 postcard for Ott’s Drive-in, California. Via/ State Flickr
A & W callbox with menu. A burger was 50 cents in 1973, Staten Island, New York. Via/ Flickr
Notice the Sealtest Ice Cream neon sign, North Carolina, 1960. Via/ Flickr
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