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El Rancho Drive-In

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Source: Facebook: Sparks Museum & Cultural Center

Tags: aerial, elranchodrivein, paradisepark, sparks,

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An aerial view of El Rancho Drive-In in Sparks. The drive-in opened in August of 1950. Beyond the theater is the flooded gravel pit that would later become Teglia’s Paradise Park.


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Date Uploaded: February 13, 2022

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/fb10158798633846715

Contributor: Sparks Museum & Cultural Center on Facebook

Source: Facebook: Sparks Museum & Cultural Center

Source URL: https://www.facebook.com/SparksMuseum/posts/10158798634206715

Source Caption: Tony Pecetti opened the El Rancho Drive-In on property between Reno and Sparks in August 1950. The first movie shown was, "My Foolish Heart". An advertisement in the Reno Gazette Journal on August 19, 1950 proclaimed: "the most modern drive-in theater in Nevada, Largest Screen, Perfect Vision, newest RCA Projection, Latest RCA in-the-car speakers."

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