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Indian Ladder Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 2467 New Scotland Rd., Rte 85, Voorheesville, NY 12186
Screens: 1
Capacity: 300 cars
Original owner: Don Hallenbeck
Opening date: May 20, 1949
Final season: 1975, after screen tower was destroyed by heavy winds.
What's there now: Empty field, Marquee still standing.

This page was last updated on November 8, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1980, provided courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1960, courtesy of the Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image taken in 1995, provided courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Grand opening ad from the Albany Times Union on May 20, 1949. Grand opening article from Boxoffice Magazineon May 28, 1949, courtesy of Allen Pinney. Indian Ladder Drive-in image, courtesy of the New Scotland Historical Association and Allen Pinney.
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Indian Ladder Drive-in postcard from 1951, courtesy of the New Scotland Historical Association and Allen Pinney. Indian Ladder Drive-in wooden indian torso (minus his tomahawk wielding hand) that would have been nailed to the stockade fence that faced Route 85., image courtesy of the New Scotland Historical Association and Allen Pinney. Indian Ladder Drive-in ashtray image, courtesy of Kirk and Tina Johnson. Indian Ladder Drive-in marquee image from fall 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.

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