Salmon Run Bell Tower
   Esther Short Park
   West 6th and Columbia Streets
   Vancouver, Washington, USA
   LL: N 45.62586, W 122.67434
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   Vancouver Parks & Recreation
     City Hall
     415 West Sixth Street
     Vancouver, WA  98660
     PO Box 1995
     Vancouver, WA  98668-1995
   T: (360)47-8311


   Bells ring hourly from 8am to 8pm;
   glockenspiel operates at 12,2,4,8pm.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2002
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

A travel blog from The Oregonian newspaper describes and pictures the Salmon Run Bell Tower and Glockenspiel.

A Waymarking page for these bells has 5 photos of the tower.
Description and tower photo (clickable for larger version)

Stock photo of belfry; scroll down for photos showing more of the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all glockenspiels in the world.

Index to all tower bell instruments in WA.

   This page was built from the database on 31-Dec-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/12/31
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/10/23

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Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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