Seward County Courthouse
   Courthouse Square
   Seward between 5th and 6th Streets
   Seward, Nebraska, USA
   LL: N 40.90732, W 97.09843
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   Seward County Clerk
   PO Box 190
   Seward, NE  68434
   T: (402)643-2883




   Tower tubes by Deagan, installed by
   C.J.Gercken; rehung with entirely new
   mechanism by Verdin in 2005.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 20 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1933
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1960

The county Website opens with a large photo of the courthouse.  A 1-minute video flies around the building, showing all sides of the cupola.

A courthouse history page has four photos of the building.

A photo of the courthouse

A news article about the renovation as it was proposed.

Some pictures (with detailed captions) of the original clock and chime mechanisms.

A news article reports on the completed renovation of the chime, as well as the history thereof.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

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

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

   This page was built from the database on 11-Jan-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/01/11
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/08/03

(none available)

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