OLD LUFKIN PHOTOS
And Nearby East Texas Towns - Communities
 

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Texan Theater Texan Theater, Lufkin. Saturday mornings 1940's... A couple of movies, short serial, current news reel, a few cartoons, coke, popcorn, dill pickle and candy. Cost? Under four bits!
Lufkin Ave street scene Lufkin Ave. at First St., 1939-40.
Standing on Lufkin Ave. near 'Cotton Square' looking eastward. 'Old' Perry Brothers Five & Dime store on the right.

Lynn Theater, 1950 Lynn Theater. Lufkin, 1950. Abbot & Costello, Martin & Lewis, Tarzan, Bowrey Boys, Cisco Kid, The Lone Ranger, Red Ryder, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Hopalong Cassidy. We saw them all here, and at the Texan!
Cherry's CafeCherry's Cafe-Hangout, 1940's. South First St., Lufkin. Popular with the teens of the era. Later known as Iona's and lastly, the Morales Mexican Food restaurant of today.
Click to enlarge photo Pines Theater Remodeled. The old Pines theater restored to closely resemble it's original appearance. Are you old enough to remember the Saturday morning 'Kiddie' Shows? Lot's of good memories!
Click to enlarge photoHappy Daniel's Bus Line of Lufkin, Texas. Serving the cities of Lufkin, Corrigan, Livingston and Houston.
Click to enlarge photo Panther Drive In Theater. Opened about 51 or 52. 3000 spaces made Panther the largest single screen Drive-In theater in the USA. Out front, the Pioneer & Read's Drive Inns. Brings back loads of good memories.
New Paper Mill 1940 Southland Paper Mill, Inc. Lufkin, Tx 1940's. First mill in the South to produce Newsprint from Southern Pine. I retired from this mill after 35.5 years.
Click to enlarge photo Ray's Drive-In Ray's Drive In, 400 block of N. Timberland, Lufkin. Undoubtably the most popular and sucessful drive in cafe ever in this city. "Not just another fast food resturant, but one that serves Good Food Fast!"
Wishing Well Motel Wishing Well Motel, Lufkin, 1950's. Highway 59 South, next to the Chevrolet dealership.

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