Deal Carillon Tower
   McCartney Library
   Geneva College
   3rd Avenue (College Avenue),
     north of 32nd Street
   Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.77342, W 80.32227
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   McCartney Library
   Geneva College
   3200 College Avenue
   Beaver Falls, PA  15010
   T: (724)846-5100


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters


   Original order for 10 bells expanded to
   14 before delivery; added semitones
   are sharp 4th & flat 7th; hour strike
   on bass bell.  McShane also furnished
   a wood wheel for an old bell.
   Refurbished (and possibly tuned?)
   in 1997-8.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1929
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4H   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

The college Website mentions the "Deal Carillon" in various PDFs, but a former descriptive page has vanished.  A page of Sights and Sounds has an unidentified photo of a building with belfry, but it isn't the Library.  The campus map has a page about the Library (with a photo of the bell tower) but it doesn't mention the bells.  A different page about the Library has a paragraph about the bells.

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 PA.

   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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