The fence surrounding the former Motor-Vu Drive-in was taken down this week to help prepare for development. This first phase will become Eastland Storage Solutions, a site for RV and boat storage, storage units and an office with an on-site manager. Construction will be complete on this part of the project in June or July, he said. Rocky Mountain Excavation will try to recycle as many materials as possible, Davis-Jeffers said. One thing developers examined on the property was a concessions building that had been abandoned since the Motor-Vu Drive-in closed around
Idaho Falls drive-ins not opening for season; changing movie industry blamed
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The Motor-Vu Drive-in theater will not open for the season. Since , the drive-in has shown countless films, and as things get better with age, so does technology, which creates a small problem. Because the movie industry is moving to a digital format, the traditional millimeter film the theater currently uses is a thing of the past. Upgrading equipment at the drive-ins is costly. I just don't want to leave it to that kind of chance. The remaining costs would come from building a safe room to store the equipment out of the elements and away from debris.
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Please adjust the view until the theater is clearly visible. Later listings in the International Motion Picture Almanac gave the car count as with other accounts listing even fewer spaces as the years went by. By Jorgensen had sold his interest to his partner, Ed Moran, in order to concentrate on his theaters in Rigby, Idaho and Garland, Utah. During the season Sunday services were held at the drive-in, with owner Moran serving as the sound engineer.
Thursday, May 30, Idaho Falls drive-in theaters open for summer; owners seek buyer. Right now the Sky-Vu and Motor-Vu drive-in theaters in Idaho Falls are only open on weekends, but that will change to a full-week schedule in a few weeks with the advent of summer. Idaho Falls' two drive-in movie theaters, the Motor-Vu and the Sky-Vu, are still for sale, but if you think you're going to buy them for a peanuts you've got another thing coming. Elizabeth Page Dewsnup. The Sky-Vu sits on 9.