St.Mark's Episcopal Church
   Main Street at Northfield Avenue
   West Orange, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 40.77690, W 74.23894
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   Episcopal Diocese of Newark
   Episcopal House
   31 Mulberry Street
   Newark, NJ  07102-5202
   T: (973)430-9900   F: (973)622-3503




   Tower tubes by Deagan, donated by
   Ruth H. Ross of Hutton Park,
   installed by C.J.Lustig
   Church closed in 2004; has been leased
   to various small congregations
   since then, and remains FOR SALE.
   2012: inoperative but intact (except
   for possible replacement of relays
   with newer equipment).

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 16 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1927
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1960

An English Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of it, and gives a brief history.

The city Website has a different photo of the building.

The realtor's listing page has another photo of the building.

A diocesan article (June 2004) on the closing of the Episcopal church includes (on a second page) some recent history of that congregation.

Preservation New Jersey listed this property as one of the ten most endangered sites in New Jersey.

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 NJ.
Index to all tower bell instruments in NJ.

   This page was built from the database on 30-Nov-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/11/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/11/23

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