Monthly Archives: September 2015

Throwback Thursday 9/24/15: “Sam’s All New Milan Lanes”

Below is a full page advertisement for the new Milan Lanes from the Rock Island Argus on August 24, 1978. Advertisements

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Throwback Thursday 9/17/15: “Rock Island Now A Bowling Mecca”

“City Can Boast of Three First Class Alleys and Five Flourishing Bowling Leagues. Rock Island still retains its place as the leading bowling city in this vicinity, and it continues to be the mecca for hundreds of pin shooters. Rock … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 9/10/15: “Quad Cities Strike It Big With 45,000 Women Bowlers”

“Inside the Miller Time Bowl in Davenport, Iowa, the signs tacked above one set of public restrooms have been changed to “Women” and “Women,” and the urinals are now planters filled with lovely garnet roses. A few miles away at … Continue reading

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