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Death Valley Ranch, Chimes Tower, Death Valley Junction, Inyo County, CA



B&W Photos

HB134745
East Front From Roof Of Main House

HB134746
East Front From Main House Courtyard

HB134747
East Front

HB134748
East Front With Scale

HB134749
East Front Looking North Across Porch At Stairs

HB134750
East Front, Detail Of Loggia

HB134751
South Side And East Front

HB134752
South Side And East Front From Power House Pavilion

HB134753
South Elevation

HB134754
South Elevation With Scale

HB134755
South Side, Detail Of Loggia

HB134756
South And East Sides, With Bushes

HB134757
South And East Sides

HB134758
West Elevation

HB134759
West Elevation With Scale

HB134760
North And West Sides

HB134761
Northwest Corner, Detail Of Corbeling

HB134762
Northwest Corner, View To Top Of Tower

HB134763
North Elevation And View Up Valley

HB134764
North Elevation

HB134765
North Elevation, Closer

HB134766
North Side, Oblique View

HB134767
East And North Sides

HB134768
View To Top Of Tower, Showing Fourth Floor

HB134769
Fourth Floor, Southeast Pinnacle And Buttress

HB134770
Fourth Floor, Stairway In Northeast Pinnacle

HB134771
Fourth Floor, Stairway In Northwest Pinnacle

HB134772
Fourth Floor, Stairway In Northwest Pinnacle With Scale

HB134773
Northwest Pinnacle

HB134774
First Floor Interior, Looking North

HB134775
First Floor Interior, Looking South

HB134776
First Floor Interior, Looking South With Scale

HB134777
First Floor Interior, Detail Of Fireplace

HB134778
First Floor Interior, Detail Of Fireplace With Scale

HB134779
First Floor Interior, Detail Of Sconce

HB134780
First Floor Interior, Detail Of Sconce With Scale

HB134781
First Floor Interior, Detail Of Door Latch

HB134782
First Floor Interior, Detail Of Door Latch With Scale

HB134783
First Floor Interior, Bathroom, Looking North

HB134784
First Floor Interior, Bathroom, Looking North With Scale

HB134785
Second Floor Interior, Carillon Player-keyboard

HB134786
Second Floor Interior, Music Roll Player, Deagan Electric Player (pat

HB134787
Second Floor Interior, Solonoid Control Panel For Carillon

HB134788
Second Floor Interior, Control Panel

HB134789
Second Floor Interior, Detail Of Control Panel

HB134790
Third Floor Interior, Detail Of Chimes And Hammers

HB134791
Third Floor Interior, Detail Of Chimes

HB134792
Third Floor Interior, Detail Of Weight Track And Spiral Stair


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Item Title


Location
Chimes Tower, Death Valley Junction vicinity, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2257-F
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-156).
Building/structure dates: 1928
Building/structure dates: 1929 subsequent work
Significance: The Chimes Tower is the most prominent structure within the Death Valley Ranch complex for a variety of reasons. Its height and hilltop location, large clock, lavish use of brightly colored tile and its twenty-five tone carillon all served to make it the architectural and cultural centerpiece of the Ranch.

Subjects
Bell Towers


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST FRONT FROM ROOF OF MAIN HOUSE
2. EAST FRONT FROM MAIN HOUSE COURTYARD
3. EAST FRONT
4. EAST FRONT WITH SCALE
5. EAST FRONT LOOKING NORTH ACROSS PORCH AT STAIRS
6. EAST FRONT, DETAIL OF LOGGIA
7. SOUTH SIDE AND EAST FRONT
8. SOUTH SIDE AND EAST FRONT FROM POWER HOUSE PAVILION
9. SOUTH ELEVATION
10. SOUTH ELEVATION WITH SCALE
11. SOUTH SIDE, DETAIL OF LOGGIA
12. SOUTH AND EAST SIDES, WITH BUSHES
13. SOUTH AND EAST SIDES
14. WEST ELEVATION
15. WEST ELEVATION WITH SCALE
16. NORTH AND WEST SIDES
17. NORTHWEST CORNER, DETAIL OF CORBELING
18. NORTHWEST CORNER, VIEW TO TOP OF TOWER
19. NORTH ELEVATION AND VIEW UP VALLEY
20. NORTH ELEVATION
21. NORTH ELEVATION, CLOSER
22. NORTH SIDE, OBLIQUE VIEW
23. EAST AND NORTH SIDES
24. VIEW TO TOP OF TOWER, SHOWING FOURTH FLOOR
25. FOURTH FLOOR, SOUTHEAST PINNACLE AND BUTTRESS
26. FOURTH FLOOR, STAIRWAY IN NORTHEAST PINNACLE
27. FOURTH FLOOR, STAIRWAY IN NORTHWEST PINNACLE
28. FOURTH FLOOR, STAIRWAY IN NORTHWEST PINNACLE WITH SCALE
29. NORTHWEST PINNACLE
30. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH
31. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH
32. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH WITH SCALE
33. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE
34. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE WITH SCALE
35. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF SCONCE
36. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF SCONCE WITH SCALE
37. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF DOOR LATCH
38. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF DOOR LATCH WITH SCALE
39. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, BATHROOM, LOOKING NORTH
40. FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, BATHROOM, LOOKING NORTH WITH SCALE
41. SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR, CARILLON PLAYER-KEYBOARD
42. SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR, MUSIC ROLL PLAYER, DEAGAN ELECTRIC PLAYER (PAT. #1559758)
43. SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR, SOLONOID CONTROL PANEL FOR CARILLON
44. SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR, CONTROL PANEL
45. SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF CONTROL PANEL
46. THIRD FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF CHIMES AND HAMMERS
47. THIRD FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF CHIMES
48. THIRD FLOOR INTERIOR, DETAIL OF WEIGHT TRACK AND SPIRAL STAIR
South elevation, with scale
View along arcade (similar view to HABS No. CA-2257-F-11)


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