Photos via the U.S. National Archives

What year were people getting their burger and fries fix from the A&W drive-in restaurant? Put your guesses in the comments, and we'll update later with the correct answer, along with more info about the above photo.

UPDATE (4:45 p.m.): This photo was taken at the old Hylan Boulevard A&W on Staten Island in June of 1973. The space is now a diner called "Mike's Souvlaki Express"... where you have to go all the way inside to get your food. This Staten Island location was the last A&W in NYC, and closed in 2009. Here are a few more photos of the old joint:

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And here are some more old school photos of Staten Island.