Tulsa, OK Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
Looking for a good ten pin alley game. Better yet, looking for a good
neon sign to visit? Then Sheridan
Lanes in Tulsa is the place.
Sheridan Lanes close up Photo courtesy Charles Brock
Here's a close-up of the bowler figure on the Sheridan Lanes sign. And
yes, the figure is outlined in neon.
Wichita, KS Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
How about a nice game of bowling? Lazy? Aw heck, then let's just drive-through
Oklahoma City, OK Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
Featuring a marquee that's still in great shape, the 66 Bowl is
the place to be if you're in Oklahoma City. Plus, it's right off Route
66. This throwback of a ten pin alley features 24 lanes. For more, see Roadside Peek'sLost Treasures feature on the 66 Bowl.
Tulsa, OK Photo courtesy Charles Brock
When you think of the Rose Bowl, do you think of College football and
New Years Day? If you don't, then you must have seen the
Rose Bowl in Tulsa and its fantastic arching sign that somewhat
resembles the famed Arch and Arch Motel in St. Louis. Best of all, it's
located off of the old Route 66.
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
The Rose Bowl has been transformed from a bowling alley to an events center. The Rose Bowl Event Center has now hosted many local events. For more on the Rose Bowl, see Roadside Peek'sLost Treasures feature on the Rose Bowl. 10-10
Bee Line Bowl
Okmulgee, OK Photo courtesy Charles Brock
The Bee Line Bowl in Okmulgee features a few great looking
marquees with lettering hearkening back to the golden era of bowling alleys.
The photo on the left even shows the happy bowling ball face. Or is it
a bee? A bowling bee?
Shawnee, OK Photo courtesy Tony Craig
This ten pin alley sign stands tall in the parking lot of the Shawnee
Bowl in Shawnee, OK. Check out the font used for the BOWL lettering
as well as the googie colors.