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The Amusement Park Drive-In located in Billings, MT, is owned and operated by Riley and Vickie Cooke. And, according to their web site, it "is the old Park Drive-in from downtown Cody, Wyoming, which opened in 1946 and ran thru 2003. The Cooke's tore down the wood screen tower and hauled it to Billings. [They] rebuilt it during 2004 and 2005 and opened it in July 2005." What makes this park unique is that they show movies on both sides of the Drive-In screen and the projection booth is a 1909 caboose. The back projection booth is a 1938 truck that Riley purchased out of the Billings Gazette for $300.00 and rebuilt in their shop.
But, what completes this park's unusual and different outdoor movie atmosphere is in 2009 they added a Herschell Little Dipper steel coaster and built it around the entire screen! And, they will also soon be adding a Monster Mouse to its collection of rides that includes: a kiddie Ferris Wheel (5 cages), Outlaw Race Car Ride, and Lady Bug. The Cooke's plan on adding more rides in the future.
Fore more info about this park, visit their web site at Amusement Park Drive-In Online.com.