Crawford Chimes


   Ford Memorial Chapel
   Allegheny College
   North Main Street at College Avenue
   Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 41.64796, W 80.14638
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   Allegheny College
   520 North Main Street
   Meadville, PA  16335-3902
   T: (814)332-3100


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters


   Tower tubes by Deagan, installed by
   C.J.Lustig.  Strikers, wiring & relays
   updated by an unknown vendor.
   Restored by Wm.T.Pugh in 2018.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 14 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 1918
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2019

The college Website has a page about the chapel, with a large photo of the building and its tower; but the chime is not mentioned.

News story (Dec.2018) on restoration and current playing; has a photo caption but no photo!  Bill Pugh is quoted as calling this the oldest surviving Deagan system.

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 PA.
Index to all tower bell instruments in PA.

   This page was built from the database on 15-Mar-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/03/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2019/03/03

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