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      John L. sends us a picture and asks:

      I recently acquired a 17″ brass steam engine bell for Cheyenne. I’m trying to identify the bell. Can you put me touch with a person who can help me? I have more pictures. The bell is 17″. The bell weighs 126#. The clapper is pneumatic. The bell came from Cheyenne where the UP dismantled old steam engines. Because of its size, I suspect this bell came from a very large UP steam engine take out of service in the 1950’s. I would appreciate any information that will help identify this bell’s origin and history.

      If you can help, please post a response.

      This inquiry was originally sent to a chapter chairman and forwarded to the ABA’s Internet Coordinator. Responses are opinions of individuals based on their personal research and knowledge.


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