1992.002.012

Catalog Date: 
07/23/2009
Gparent: 
6: T&E For Communication
Classes: 
music social & personal activity
Date: 
c. 1860
Notes: 
Object is part of the player piano currently at 607 Grove. That player piano was formerly at the boardinghouse in Mountain Home that was operated by the Bideganeta family. It was later moved to the Alibi Club also operated by the Bideganetas. "Agapito and Nicanora Bideganeta's piano from their boardinghouse and bar in Mountain Home, Idaho. circa 1860" - historical note from original accession record The Tracker Bar is the part of the Player Piano that 'touches' the paper roll. It is located between the Roll and the Take-up Spool in the Spool or Roll Box.
Object Name: 
tracker bar, piano
Parent: 
Musical T&E
People: 
Bideganeta - Uriona, Kim
Provenance: 
Tracker bar from player piano now on display in 607 Grove St.
Record As: 
Gift
Record Date: 
2/18/92
Record From: 
Kim Bideganeta-Uriona
Subjects: 
player piano music boardinghouse 607 Grove
long piece of unfinished wood; light colored; 46 small tubes vertically in row; stuck through wood; machine made holes where the tubes run through; cork and felt at each end of the tube; each tube as a metal spring surrounding it; tubes move through wood; rounded rectangular holes on either end; 'Z' shaped metal screw on left side