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Ten Pin Alleys Pacific Northwest

 

Robin Hood Lanes
Edmonds, WA
Photo courtesy John Spencer

Robin Hood Lanes in Edmonds, WA features a sign with a pin that's cut in an interesting shape.

 

 

Interstate Lanes
Portland, OR
Photo courtesy Jeff Raber

Here's an old deco building housing Interstate Lanes of Portland.

 

 

Medford Lanes
Medford, OR
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

This old time bowling alley sign is located at Medford Lanes in Oregon. Check out the bowling ball that looks like a happy face atop the sign. The lettering on this star shaped sign features the look of the mid-century as it captures the attention of motorists passing by.

 

 

 

 

Indian Lanes (Demolished)
Roseburg, OR
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com


Indian Lanes in Roseburg, OR still features the classic look of the old time ten pin alley palace.

(Far left) The marquee still stands tall in the shape of a pin.

(Near left) the building

 

UPDATE 12/05 : It is sad to say but Indian Lanes of Roseburg is no more. Many thanks to Nathan Miller for update. 12-05

 

 

Tower Lanes
Tacoma, WA
Photo courtesy Jeffrey Cook / 1999

Tower Lanes is a bowling alley located in Tacoma, WA. 11-07

 

UPDATE 03/12 : The bowling alley is alive and well, including the sign. Tower Lanes in Tacoma WA is not nor never has been demolished. It is currently owned by a group lead by Bob Hanson and Jeanne Naccorato. (Original posting incorrectly stated Tower Lanes had been demolished) Many thanks to Chris Purley amd Dave Hanson for update. 03-12

For more information on Tower Lanes, see the Tower Lanes website.

 

 

Canby Bowl
Canby, OR
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

The Canby Bowl features a neon lit marquee and a large pin showing the place off as a ten pin alley. Neon signs like these at ten pin alleys are becoming a rare sight. 03-06

 

 

 

 

Golden Lanes
Goldendale, WA
Photo and info courtesy Ben Scribner

Here's the Golden Lanes in Goldendale, WA. This ten pin alley comes complete with a laundromat Bowl Laundry. 04-06

 

Golden Lanes
Photo courtesy Ben Scribner

 

UPDATE 11/08 : Here's another shot of the Golden Lanes in Goldendale. The place has been going through some remodeling and painting. Many thanks to Ben Scribner for photo update. 11-08

 

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