(unknown, elsewhere)
*Previous location (1915-2010):
   First United Methodist Church
   1st Avenue North at Tenth Street
   Fort Dodge, Iowa, USA
   LL: N 42.50678, W 94.18487
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   Given by Mrs.Louis P. Dolliver
   in memory of Senator Dolliver;
   added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th;
   tenor swung.
   2010: Sold; may be relocated to Calif.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1915
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: W1    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

The church Website has a small clickable photo of the building, with the top of the tower partly visible.  A History page mentions the memorial gift of the chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 IA.

   This page was built from the database on  5-Nov-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/10/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/10/30

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