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Indianapolis, Indiana: Large Bowling Pins

Up on a pole, tilted at an angle. Stand in the bowling alley parking lot and pose friends as if they're knocking the pin down, or balancing it on their heads. Bonus: another giant pin.

5249 Elmwood Ave., Indianapolis, IN
Southeast side of the city. I-465 exit 52. Turn north onto Emerson Ave., then east (right) onto Elmwood Ave. The bowling lanes are on the south (right) side of the street, just past the Motel 6.
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BOWL sign.

Large Bowling Pins

The large bowling pins are awesome. A fun photo op! Pay a visit and you'll also be treated to a cool vintage bowling pin shaped sign for the bowling alley itself.

[Mike Gassmann, 09/25/2021]

Big bowling pin.

Large Bowling Pin

There are two large bowling pins near the building. One is straight and the other tilted. The tilted one is larger.

[I. Johnson, 05/10/2017]

Giant bowling pin.

Another Large Bowling Pin

A large bowling pin is outside the Royal Pin Expo Bowl. It is on the south side of the building, facing I-465. It has been positioned to look as if it has just been nicked by a ball and is ready to topple over.

[signmanjoe, 11/06/2015]

Large bowling pin.

Large Bowling Pin

Large bowling pin outside of Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis.

[Andrea Kozloski, 03/04/2010]

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