Explore the wonders of the Allen-Bradley clock tower, towering 280 feet above street level and acclaimed as the world’s largest four-faced clock. Learn why it outshines even London’s Big Ben.
How tall is the Allen-Bradley clock?
The current tower is 280 feet above street level. Each of the four clock faces is 40 feet, 3 inches in diameter; they are powered independently. It takes about 10 minutes to reset the time by one hour.
How big is the Allen-Bradley Clock Tower?
The Allen-Bradley clock tower is 280′ tall and its four-sided clock is supposedly the largest of its kind in the world. The clock tower, completed in 1963, serves as an official navigation aid and is so designated on the maps of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Is the Allen-Bradley clock bigger than Big Ben?
Milwaukee’s Allen-Bradley Clock Tower is bigger than London’s Big Ben.
What is the largest 4 sided clock in the world?
The Rockwell Automation (Formerly Allen-Bradley) is the largest four faced clock in the world (Yes it is larger than Big Ben in London). It can be see from the freeway and if you have 10 – 15 minutes to spare, just exit the freeway and do a quick side trip.
Where is the biggest clock in the USA?
The largest clock face in the United States and once the world, this stupendous timepiece has been marking the hours over the South Side of Pittsburgh since 1933. This clock is 60 feet (18.3 m) tall and wide with a minute hand 28 feet (8.5 m) long which weighs a literal ton.