VANCOUVER : USA - WA

*Location:

   Salmon Run Bell Tower
   Esther Short Park
   West 6th and Columbia Streets
   Vancouver, Washington, USA
   LL: N 45.62586, W 122.67434
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*Contact:

   City Manager
   210 East 13th Street
   Vancouver, WA  98660-3231
   T: (360)696-8121   F: (360)696-8049
   E: vancmo@ci.vancouver.wa.us

*Schedule:

   Bells ring hourly from 8am to 8pm;
   glockenspiel operates at 12,2,4,8pm.

*Remarks:

   Dutch bells

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

*Links:

A city art page has a photo of the tower and a brief description.

A travel blog from The Oregonian newspaper describes and pictures the Salmon Run Bell Tower and Glockenspiel.

Description and tower photo (clickable for larger version)

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in WA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/03/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/07/06


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