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|Location: 1814 Central Ave., Rte 5, Colonie, NY 12205|
|Capacity: 1,000 cars|
|Original owner: Built by Simon Fabian and Neil Hellman.|
|Opening date: June 1, 1946|
|Final season: 1986|
|What's there now: Kohl's Plaza Shopping Center, tenants include McDonald's, Office max, Kohl's, O'Tooles, Ming's Wok, Starbuck's, and Hobbytown USA.|
This page was last updated on November 14, 2010.
|Topo Map from 1995, courtesy of TerraServer USA.||Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.||Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.||Aerial image from 1952, courtesy USGS.|
|Opening tomorrow ad from the Albany Times-Union on May 31, 1946.||Grand opening artical from the Albany Times-Union on June 1, 1946.||Grand opening ad from the Schenectady Gazette on June 1, 1946.||Day after grand opening artical from the Albany Times-Union on June 2, 1946.|
|Day after grand-opening ad from the Albany Times-Union on June 2, 1946.||Mohawk Drive-in picture from 1950.||
Mohawk Drive-in entrance in 1986, it's final season. Showing on the marquee is a double feature of Poltergeist II: The Other Side with Invaders From Mars.
|Screen tower image from 1987.|
|Album cover for the Albany band Blotto for their 1981 single "When the Second Feature Starts."|
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