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Preserving history: Bill Chrisman buys Memory Lanes Bowling Museum of Omaha, moves it to Storm Products in Utah

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, November 27, 2020 8:00 am
Part of the huge bowling ball collection at Memory Lanes Bowling Museum in Omaha in 2013. Photo by J.C. Cramer.
Memory Lanes Bowling Museum, a treasure I toured and wrote about in 2013, was facing an uncertain future with the “retirement” of co-founder Ted Baer. But it found a new home at Storm Products headquarters in Utah when Storm founder and owner Bill Chrisman bought it from co-founder J.C. Cramer and moved it from its original home in Omaha, Nebraska. The free museum, a decades-long labor of love of Baer and Cramer, features hundreds of undrilled bowling balls, pins, memorabilia and...