Foot piano
   Smale Riverfront Park
   US-52 at
     John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge
   Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.09533, 84.51081
*Former location (1946-2014):
   St.Paul's United Methodist Church
     (was St.Paul's Evangelical Church)
   First Avenue at Railroad Lane
   Red Lion, Pennsylvania, USA
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   The Verdin Company
   444 Reading Road
   Cincinnati, OH  45202
   T: 800-543-0488
   E: (Webform @


   Autoplay on the hour;
   also playable by visitors' feet


   Tower tubes by Deagan, harmonically
   tuned; installed by C.J.Gercken.
   2014: traded in on a Verdin electronic
   2020: Verdin strikers and controls.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 32 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    C G   
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2014
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    8 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   8 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

The Historical Marker Data Base has a page about this chime, with photos of it and the marker; the marker itself has a photo of the original I.T.Verdin Machine Company building at 123-125 Broadway

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 OH.
Index to all tower bell instruments in OH.

   This page was built from the database on 23-Nov-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/11/23
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/11/22

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