St.James' Episcopal Church 
   Bingham Avenue at Carrie Street 
   Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA 
   LL: N 46.49580, W 84.34605 (exact)
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   St.James' Church 
   533 Bingham Avenue 
   Sault Sainte Marie, MI  49783-2199 
   T: (906)632-2451   F: (906)632-1553 


   Sunday morning


   Chime is owned by the city.

*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 E   /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1905
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001


The church Website opens with a drawing of the building.  The History page indicates that the chime was a gift to the city, and was placed here because St.James' tower was the only place in the city large enough to hold the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 MI.


   This page was built from the database on 28-Feb-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/02/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/07/26

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