Lacawac Sanctuary
   Sanctuary Road
   Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 41.37836, W 75.29156
*Previous location (1937-95):
   (in storage)
*Original location (1928-37):
   "Pen-y-Bryn" (L.A.Watres residence)
   Elmhurst Boulevard
   Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
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   Lacawac Sanctuary
   94 Sanctuary Road
   Lake Ariel, PA  18436
   T: (570)689-9494   F: (570)689-2017




   Tower tubes by Deagan,
   originally installed by C.J.Gercken.
   Original keyboard and controls
   destroyed by fire in 1937.
   Reinstalled in new tower by volunteers;
   was playable by a home-grown
   computer system, now defunct; played
   by hand with rubber-coated mallet.
   Formerly listed as  SCRANTON - LW.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 16 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     E G   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1928
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nEnI  
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    5 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   5 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  98%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012

The sanctuary Website has an illustrated page about the chime.

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  3-Feb-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/02/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/07/05


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