LEWISTON : USA - ME

*Location:

   St.Joseph's Catholic Church
   Main Street at Bates Street
   Lewiston, Maine, USA
   LL: N 44.10030, W 70.21611
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Church closed in 2009, and was sold in
   2013 to Central Maine Healthcare,
   which intended to tear it down to make
   a parking lot.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1997
*Links:

Facebook page on efforts to save the building

Photo of building

Article on efforts to save the building

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in ME.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 15-Apr-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/04/06
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/02
*Photos:

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