BETHLEHEM - N : USA - PA

   Sallie P. Wlibur Memorial

*Location:

   Cathedral Church of the Nativity
     (Episcopal)
   Wyandotte Street at West 3rd Street
   South Bethlehem,
     Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.61127, W 75.38387
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Cathedral Church of the Nativity
   321 Wyandotte Street
   Bethlehem, PA  18015-1592
   T: (610)865-0727 or 868-2124
   F: (610)866-0474
   E: mail@nativitycathedral.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   One medium bell supplied in 1897;
   apparently replaced by chime.
   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Reports of 10 bells are wrong.
   Electrified by Verdin with pusher
   solenoids; keyboard in SW corner of nave.
   Tenor no longer swingable.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1900
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nCnW1 
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  * meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   20 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  22 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  20%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
*Links:

The Cathedral Website has no photo of the tower, no history, and no mention of the bells.

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 PA.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  6-Aug-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/07/25
*Photos:

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Building
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Tenor wheel, immobilized, with stop block and added counterweights
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Bells, south side
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Bells, east side
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Tenor
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Custom inscription on tenor

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