First Lutheran Church (ELCA)
   Vine Street & Park Place
   Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.32423, W 78.92005
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   First Lutheran Church
   415 Vine Street
   Johnstown, PA  15901-1996
   T: (814)536-7521   F: (814)536-0855




   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th;
   tenor swings.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime 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 present keyboard was installed in 1960
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1921, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: W1nC  
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

On the church Website the About Us page has some history, including an old engraving of the building.  The bells are not mentioned anywhere.

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 30-Jan-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/01/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/01/23

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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