DAYTON - BW : USA - OH

   The Bell Wagon (mobile)

*Location:

   Carillon Historical Park
   South Patterson Boulevard at
     Carillon Boulevard
   Dayton, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.72871, W 84.19977
Site locator map

*Former location (1999-2008):

   (mobile, in storage)
   American Guild of English Handbell
     Ringers (AGEHR)
   Dayton, Ohio, USA
*Former location (1980-1999):
   MaryBelle J. Nissly   (owner; d.1999)
   North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
*Former location (1977-1980):
   Mr. Workman's Circus-rama
   Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA
*Former location (1966-1977):
   (unknown)
*Player:
   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Handbell Musicians of America
   201 East 5th Street, suite 1900-1025
   Cincinnati, OH  45202
   T: 937-438-0085
   E: jcauhorn@handbellmusicians.org
   - or -
   Dayton History
   Brady Kress, President
   1000 Carillon Boulevard
   Dayton, OH  45409-2023
   T: (937)293-2841   F: (937)293-5798
   E: pribic@daytonhistory.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Keyboard is quasi-baton type.
   Bells are dated 1923 (lower 12) and
   1926 (upper 6), and were originally
   the trebles of the carillon at
   ANDOVER,  USA - MA 
   (see carillon section).
   2008: On permanent loan from AGEHR/HMA
   to Carillon Historical Park.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     B E   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by Taylor      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  1 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    2 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   3 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
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*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 17-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2000/09/16
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