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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • BRITISH COLUMBIA, c. 1947

Rip's Drive-In 1956 Prices

Rip's Drive-In 1956 Prices

Back of the 1956 menu from my dad's drive-in restaurant, which was on the corner of Joy Road and Inkster Road in Dearborn, Michigan. (Which became Dearborn Heights, Michigan a few years later.)

The drive-in was in operation until the mid-80's. View full size.

I worked there!

Rip's Drive Inn was my very first job other than baby sitting and delivering newspapers. I was 16 and hired in as a car hop in 1958. I waitressed inside until 1964. Many good memories there. My sister and sister-in-law both worked there for a short period of time.

What a trip

My mom used to work there in the late 50's. I remember it being on the southeast corner until the mid 70's. Don't know when it was torn down.

Called up my mom and asked if she could remember the menu at all. She spilled the beans on the Snappy Sauce. I'll keep it a secret. Thanks for the memories.

Make it Snappy

My eye went immediately to the 21 fantail shrimp in a basket with "snappy" sauce. What a bargain!

Ready to order.

1 cheeseburger deluxe, 1 tuna salad, 2 french fries, and 2 cokes please. I hope the wait isn't long, we have to get to the drive-in before dark.

 
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