Beacon Drive-In

Exterior view of the Beacon Drive-In located at 530 West Center Street. Nelle B. and William P. Major ran the restaurant. Customers could remain in their cars while enjoying milk shakes, hamburgers, sandwiches, and regular dinners. The Beacon’s specialty was hickory flavored Pit Bar-B-Q.

Photographer: McNeer, Thomas Jr.

Date Taken: 1955


ID#: 4182-3


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