The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Baptist Church
First & Barton
Temple, Texas 76501


OHS Database ID 10954.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been destroyed and is no longer extant.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 26, 2012.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 39 stops. 47 registers. 48 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 2003. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Charles M. Thompson. -- Tragically, destroyed by a fire on January 19, 2010 (Database Manager. January 21, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. December 26, 2012)

Online Documents

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Chancel and Exposed Pipework. Reuter Organ Co. promotional photo, courtesy of Max Mayse (1982)

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  • Stoplist from undocumented source
         Temple, Texas
         First Baptist Church
         Reuter   Op. 2039   1982   3/48
         GREAT                         SWELL
     16' Gemshorn                  16' Rohrflote
      8' Principal                  8' Rohrflote
      8' Bourdon                    8' Viola
      8' Gemshorn                   8' Voix Celeste
      4' Octave                     4' Principal
      4' Koppelflote                4' Hohlflote
      2' Flachflote             2 2/3' Nasard
     IV  Mixture                    2' Blockflote
     16' Clarinet         pf    1 3/5' Tierce
      8' Trumpet                  III  Mixture
      8' Clarinet         pf       16' Oboe
      8' English Horn     pf        8' Trumpet
         Tremolo                    8' Oboe
         Sub                        8' Vox Humana
         Unison Off                    Tremolo
         Super                         Sub
      8' Festival Trumpet CH           Unison Off
         Chimes                        Super
         Harp                          Harp
         Flemish Bells
         Blank                         CHOIR
         Blank                      8' Open Flute
                                    8' Gedeckt
         PEDAL                      8' Dolce Flute
     32' Resultant                  8' Flute Celeste
     16' Principal                  4' Principal
     16' Bourdon                    4' Spitzflote
     16' Gemshorn         GT        2' Principal
     16' Rohrflote        SW    1 1/3' Quinte
      8' Principal                  1' Sifflote
      8' Bourdon                  III  Cymbal
      8' Gemshorn         GT       16' English Horn     pf
      8' Rohrflote        SW        8' Cromorne
      4' Choral Bass                8' English Horn     pf
      4' Bourdon                       Tremolo
    III  Mixture                       Sub
     32' Contra Fagotto                Unison Off
     16' Posaune                       Super
     16' Oboe                      16' Festival Trumpet
      8' Posaune                    8' Festival Trumpet
      8' Oboe                       4' Festival Trumpet
      4' Posaune                       Harp
      4' Oboe                          Schulmerich Harp
      8' Festival Trumpet CH           Schulmerich Celesta
         Chimes           GT           Blank
         Harp                          Blank
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield December 25, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist from undocumented source Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.