AKRON : USA - OH

*Location:

   North Clock Tower
   Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
   East Market Street near Willard Street
   Akron, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 41.06810, W 81.48567
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Charlie Badran, Chief Engineer
   T: (330)796-2420
   - or -
   Public Affairs Office
   Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
   1144 East Market Street
   Akron, OH  44316-0002
   T: (330)796-5351

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1920
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

The corporate history timeline mentions that the factory clock tower was built in 1915, but does not mention this, the second clock tower.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 OH.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/09/07


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