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

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



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.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-156
Survey number: HABS CA-2257-F
Building/structure dates: 1928
Building/structure dates: 1929 Subsequent Work



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Baldwin, Jennifer, transmitter
Price, Virginia B, transmitter




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