LEAVENWORTH : USA - KS

*Location:

   Chapel of the Veterans
   Franklin Avenue
   VA Medical Center
   Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
   LL: N 39.27692, W 94.89629
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*Contact:

   Matthew M. Smith
   E: matthew.smith2 @ va DOTgov

*Schedule:

   (None - inoperative)

*Remarks:

   Tower tubes by U.S.Tubular Bell Co.;
   added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th;
   date presumed from construction of the
   building.
   Chiming rack re-roped in unknown year.
   Reports of 11 notes are incorrect.
   Aug.2008: 3 tubes fallen; complete
   re-hang by local workers is planned.

*Technical data:

   Chime with Ellacombe stand of 12 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     A C#  /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1893
     with tubular bells made by USTubular   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

*Links:

A travel page describes and pictures the building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of its maker.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in KS.
Index to all tower bell instruments in KS.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 24-Sep-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/09/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/09/01


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