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Parkway Lanes
Elmwood Park, NJ
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Check out the signage on the Parkway Bowling Alley just off the Garden State Parkway in town of Elmwood Park, NJ.

 

Check out the bowling alley as it shows off the large bowling pins in front of the entrance. In addition, the neon pins on the marquee look like the head-turning variety. It also appears that this neon display is, or at least once was animated. Not sure if it still works.

 

 

Echo Lanes (Gone)
Cuba, NY
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

Check out Echo Lanes in Cuba, NY. This place looks like its close cousin, the typical skating rink. Eye-catching colors on the walls of this ten pin alley will catch the eye of the roadside traveler looking to bowl a few frames. 11-00

 

UPDATE 12/05 : Echo Lanes has closed its doors as its owner passed away recently. Many thanks to David Wagner for update. 12-05

 

UPDATE 12/08 : Echo Lanes, the old ten pin alley in Cuba, NY was gutted by a fire on Friday night 11/28/08. Echo Lanes was re-opened recently in the past 6 months by a new owner trying to get the place going again. Unfortunately, all is now lost after the huge fire. Many thanks to David Wagner for photos and update. 12-05

Photos from the day after the fire are below.

Echo Lanes gutted by fire
Cuba, NY
Photo courtesy Dave Wagner

 

Echo Lanes - Firefighters tackle a rekindle in the fire on Saturday afternoon
Photo courtesy Dave Wagner

According to firehouse.com, over 100 firefighters from two counties battled the blaze for six hours. No injuries were reported and investigators are still searching for a cause. The Olean Times Herald report stated that the business had plans to expand into a restaurant.

Interior gutted
Photo courtesy Dave Wagner

 

 

Hy Way Bowl
Union, NJ
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Here's a great shot of the marquee at the Hy Way Bowl in Union, NJ. Check out the classic lettering on the bowling pin, which was at some time decked out in neon.

 

 

Crystal Lanes
Corning, NY
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

Crystal Lanes in Corning, NY displays an imaginative way of spelling out is name. 11-00

 

 

 

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