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Bowling Signs (page 5)

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Eagle Lanes
Eagle Bend, MN
Recreation Lanes [gone]
Rochester, MN
The Eagle Lanes sign has been restored since 2008. This photo is from 2011. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

The Recreation Lanes sign was probably from the 1950s. Around 2014, the place became the Bowlocity Entertainment Center. This photo is from 2008. Both signs were still there in 2012. By 2017, they were gone.

More Minnesota:
Jerry Dutler's Bowl (Mankato) [gone]
Bryant-Lake Bowl (Minneapolis)
Stardust Lanes (now Memory Lanes): 1, 2 (Minneapolis) [map]

Blue Springs Bowl
Blue Springs, MO
Star Lanes
Carthage, MO
The Blue Springs Bowl signs are probably from the 1950s. The red sign was gone by 2012 but the pole sign is still there. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Star Lanes is housed in the former Crane Theatre. The theatre was built in 1926 and remodeled in 1955. It was renamed the Fox Theatre at that time. I assume this sign was originally used for the theatre and adapted for Star Lanes. [map]

Sterling Lanes
Independence, MO
Diamond Bowl
Independence, MO
Olympia Lanes [gone]
St. Joseph, MO
Crestwood Bowl
St. Louis, MO
The Sterling Lanes opened in 1959. This sign is probably from then. [map]

The Diamond Bowl opened in 1947 and moved to this location in 1972. The building was completely renovated and this sign was installed in 2007. The diamond-shaped piece on top of the sign revolves. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Olympia Lanes sign was probably from the 1950s. In 2016, the sign was adapted for Natural Grocers. The bowling pin was replaced with an apple. For more, see this website. [map]

The Crestwood Bowl opened in 1957 and this sign is from then. The sign originally had an arrow and a message board. In 2009, the neon was removed and the sign was lit with a spotlight. This photo is from 2010. In 2012, the sign was restored and relit. For more, see this website. [map]

More Missouri:
Cassville Bowl (Cassville) [map]
Crest Bowl (Florissant)
Tropicana Lanes (Richmond Heights)
Sikeston Bowling Center (Sikeston)
Concord Bowl (St. Louis)

Sunset Bowl
Billings, MT
The Sunset Bowl opened in 1959 and the sign on the left is probably from then. The middle sign is from around 2008. The third sign is from around 2017. For more, see this website. [map]

Center Lanes & Lounge [gone]
Billings, MT
The Center Lanes & Lounge opened in the 1940s and closed in 2007. These photos are from 2006. The signs were gone by 2011. The bottom photo above shows the sign which projected from the roof. It is now located inside Western Pawn in Billings. For more, see these websites: 1, 2 and 3.

Star Lanes
Butte, MT
The Star Lanes opened in 1959. These rooftop signs might be from then. [map]

Vick's Lanes
Nashua, MT
Hi-Line Lanes
Havre, MT
Vick's Lanes opened in 1957 and this neon sign was probably built then. [map]

The Hi-Line Lanes had opened by 1967 and might be older than that. This sign might be from the 1950s or 1960s. The channel letters would have had neon inside originally. It has been known as Harvest Moon Lanes since around 2017. [map]

Little's Lanes
Great Falls, MT
City Club Lanes
& Steakhouse
Big Timber, MT
Powder River Lanes
Broadus, MT
Copper Bowl
Anaconda, MT
Little's Lanes may have opened in 1947. Another source says it opened in 1956. This sign appears to be from the 1950s. There were other signs on the facade which are gone now. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The City Club Lanes & Steakhouse had opened by 1960. The building was constructed in 1950 and probably housed the bowling alley originally. This sign is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. It must have had an AMF "Magic Triangle" sign at the bottom originally. [map]

The Powder River Lanes was open by 1964. The business and sign might be older than that. [map]

The Copper Bowl opened in 1959 and has been closed since 2018. For more, see this website. [map]

More Montana:
Air Bowl (Columbus) [gone]
Five Valley Bowling Center (Missoula) [gone]

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