Time change is Sunday; remember to fall back 1 hour
Stein's workshop has numerous mechanical clocks including cuckoo clocks, bracket clocks and regulators. Normally, the quiet is broken only by the steady ticking of clocks counting the seconds, but on the hours and half hours, and sometimes the quarter ...
October 29, 2015
Rhine River Rewind
The tour included a stop at the workshop of a cuckoo clock-maker, who created timepieces with intricately carved Black Forest themes such as mighty stags with huge racks of antlers. Our eight-day Rhine rewind ended in Basel, Switzerland, but not before ...
September 11, 2015
Auburn veteran, among 'Spirit of '45' honorees, recalls WWII combat
Somewhere in that town, he picked up a 3-inch cuckoo clock with the letters “Echternach” on the base. “I kept it as a good luck charm for a while, Company K continued to push forward through the cold winter and eventually crossed the Rhine River ...
July 19, 2015
Gaming deal involves L'Auberge, Lake Charles
Plus, grandfather clocks, mantle clocks, and treasured cuckoo clocks are hot items in the antique market, but those old mechanical pieces are in short supply. We'll meet an antique clock repairman who says he has enough work to keep him busy for years....
July 21, 2015
Broadcaster Art Finley was an absurd, goofy and always kindly host
On his walks home from school during the Depression, young Art scavenged small chunks of coal alongside the railway tracks running out of the Monongahela River valley. After his father died of While studying mechanical engineering at the University ...
September 11, 2015
Remembering Mark Twain & His Home With Its Own "Heart & Soul"
In his 20s, he apprenticed as a river pilot and acquired his license in 1859. His funny and descriptive dispatches from this trip, printed widely, got the attention of a book publisher in Hartford, Connecticut, and Clemens visited the city often ...
November 26, 2014
Time passes noisily in Portuguese clock museum where ding-dongs clash
The privately owned museum, situated in a former 16th-century convent, displays about 2,000 mechanical clocks and watches, all in working order. At random moments they overlap, producing a jangling cacophony of bells, gongs, chimes and cuckoos....
October 15, 2015
Timeless collection of clocks and watches leaving Bellingham
The West Coast Clock and Watch Museum has quietly occupied several glass-covered display cases on the third floor of Whatcom Museum’s Old City Hall since 2000 ... said to be the largest west of the Mississippi River, is supported by members of a West ...
February 7, 2016
The Doctor Is In at the Cuckoo Clock Hospital
Today you can likely find him in his own personally designed and constructed workshop, the Cuckoo Clock Hospital ... hearing her grandmother’s cuckoo clock for the very first time. Dr. Lehn earned his BS, MS, and PhD in mechanical engineering.
Giant cuckoo clock lands at Portland International Airport
Passengers wondering what time it is at Portland International Airport can look at ... 24 feet tall and 9.5 feet wide, the clock is the tallest freestanding cuckoo clock in the United States. Created by sculptor and mechanical designer Nicolas (Nico ...
December 29, 2014
Giant cuckoo clock at PDX welcomes travelers, in a very Portland way (photos and video)
Travel Portland, the official destination marketing organization for the city of Portland, unveiled the centerpiece of its winter advertising campaign at Portland International Airport, December 18, 2014. A 24-foot tall, handcrafted cuckoo clock ...
December 18, 2014
NEW: Nation’s Tallest Cuckoo Clock to Visit Portland Airport
America’s tallest cuckoo clock will be on display in Portland International Airport starting Thursday the 18th. Standing over 24 feet tall and nine feet wide, the clock was hand crafted in Oregon by Nicolas Gros, a sculptor and mechanical designer ...
December 16, 2014
The Past, Present, and Future of the Cuckoo Clock
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love – they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.” In traditional cuckoo clocks, the “coo coo” sound is derived from a system of bellows pushing air through two ...
May 16, 2013
River City Clocks Traditional German Cuckoo Clock with Five Hand-Carved Maple Leaves And One Bird, 14-Inch Tall
I assumed after a year that the ad would be corrected, but it wasn’t and the other vender refunded my money after I returned the second clock. They both said there was a mistake in the order number in the ad that is forwarded to river city clocks ...
January 1, 2013