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Windmill Drive-InPosted Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at 7:30 AM
The drive-in is shown in the background of this extreme enlargement at the corner of what is now Mount Auburn Road and North Kingshighway. The property is north of the present Osage Centre.
The only references to the business we have found were tiny ads in the Locals and Personals column such as these:
Aug. 28, 1952
Hamburgers, beef and pork barbecues. Curb Service. Windmill Drive-In.
July 27, 1954
Cold Sliced Watermelon and Sandwiches. Windmill Drive-In.
March 31, 1955
FOR SALE -- Soft Cream machine, bottle cooler, and car trays. Windmill Drive-In, Highway 61 at Kage Road.
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Fred Lynch has captured images for the Southeast Missourian since 1975, in that time moving from black-and-white to color, from film to digital and to video. The blog title is a nod to an earlier era of news photography and the 4x5 Speed Graphic: It's more important to be there for the shot than to worry about technical details.