Those days are long gone, however, and photographer extraordinaire Dennis Gerbeckx has accentuated their decrepit current state through the skillful exploitation of light and shadow.In Gerbeckx’ harsh and somber imagery one would be forgiven for thinking the last strike thrown at this bowling alley was an air strike.Such was the case with the Kanagawa Toyo Bowl on the southern outskirts of Tokyo, which opened in 1987.Tags: How To Write An Mba EssayCreative Writing ImageryObjectives Of Writing A Research PaperEssays On Sexual Harassment Prevention In The WorkplaceEssays On Chivalry Romance And DramaMedical Literature ReviewWriting An Extended Definition Essay
The Inazawa Grand Bowl in Japan’s Aichi prefecture is the world’s largest, with 116 lanes.
Maybe that’s why other bowling alleys in the Nagoya metro area aren’t doing so well.
Keith Thorne has also featured the abandoned bowling alley at the Bömisches Brauhaus in his photos, but Thorne’s take on Berlin’s ruined “kegelbahn” is somewhat different than that of Dennis Gerbeckx.
As can be seen above, Thorne plays up the bright, contrasting colors of the garish graffiti and provides contrast between the flaking concrete infrastructure and the warmth of the remaining wooden bowling machinery.
Looks like this abandoned “Bo l g All y” could use a stint in rehab – conveniently, it’s located on the grounds of a rehab center.
No telling if the center itself has been abandoned or just the bowling alley.
An abandoned bowling alley in the San Francisco area comes alive through some awesome lighting effects in these images taken in 20.
The exact location of this Big Lebowski-esque bowling alley is unknown, as photographer Lost America was sworn to secrecy lest vagrants and vandals disrupt the place’s unique, “frozen in time” vibe.
Abandoned bowling balls, or the nest of the Queen Alien?
Anyone care to get close enough to find out for sure?