Great Bells of North America
not in carillons

Here are listed the 32 present and 4 former great bells in North America which are/were found outside of carillons, in descending order by weight.  The corresponding list of great bells in carillons has intercalated links to reference the bells listed here.

Bells in italics no longer exist.


Key:

#.   City, State/Province, Country - EquivWt lbs


1.   Newport, Kentucky, USA - ~73000 lbs

2.   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - 34776 lbs

3.   Markham, Ontario, Canada - ~32000 lbs

4.   Mexico City, D.F., Mexico - ~29000 lbs

5.   Cazadero, California, USA - 27500 lbs

6.   Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - 27390 lbs

7.   Montréal, Québec, Canada - 25760 lbs

8.   New York, New York, USA - ~23000 lbs

9.   Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - 20000 lbs

10.  Puebla de Zaragoza, Puebla, Mexico - ~19000 lbs

11.   Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada - 16364 lbs

12.   Montréal, Québec, Canada - 16352 lbs

13.   Mexico City, D.F., Mexico - ~15600 lbs

14.   Notre Dame, Indiana, USA - ~14000 lbs

15.   Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - ~14000 lbs

16.   Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - ~13200 lbs

17.   Jordanville, New York, USA - ~13200 lbs

18.   Chicago, Illinois, USA - 13000 lbs

19.   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - 13000 lbs

20.  Markham, Ontario, Canada - 12804 lbs

21.   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - 12446 lbs

22.  Toronto, Ontario, Canada - ~11648 lbs

23.   La Tuque, Québec, Canada - 11359 lbs

24.   Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - 11200 lbs

25  Beaupré, Québec, Canada - 10935 lbs

26.   Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - 10759 lbs

27.   Markham, Ontario, Canada - ~10582 lbs

28.  Montréal, Québec, Canada - 10120 lbs

29.   Valleyfield, Québec, Canada - 10043 lbs

30.   Newark, New Jersey, USA - 10000 lbs

31.   Beauport-Gifford, Québec, Canada - 9583 lbs

32.   Montréal, Québec, Canada - 9389 lbs

33.   Montréal, Québec, Canada - 9295 lbs

34.   Denver, Colorado, USA - 9240 lbs

35.   Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - 8088 lbs

36.   Chicago, Illinois, USA - ~8000 lbs


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