The Tommy Pinball Wizard Pinball Machine Late 1970's
As you can see, they were still making pinball machines the old-fashioned way into the late 197'0's. You would not see the modern machines with LED lights and advanced electric components until the 1980's.
The Battle of the 1970's Pinball Machines!
Evel Knievel VS Superman A few years back I wanted a pinball machine in a big way . I debated over and over again between these two mighty 1970's iconic marvels, Evil Knievel or Superman. Both wore the American colors proudly...Red, White (yellow-is sort of white ), and Blue. Both had bad ass bitchin' names, and finally both could leap tall things in a single bound. Sadly, life happened and I got neither, but I can still dream.
Library Homepage: Dolly Parton Pinball Machine in the Appalachian Collections: Home - LJACs Pinball Machine
A virtual exhibit about the 1979 Dolly Parton pinball machine and its backstory—one Appalachian woman's wrestling with fame, her image, and her mountain identity.
The Amazing Spider-Man Pinball By D. Gottlieb & Company 1980 at www.pinballrebel.com
Pinballrebel.com - Spider Man Pinball resources page including pinball machine photos, backglass photos, links, sounds, machine details, rulesheets, designers, discussion, video, and more...