The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
633 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501

OHS Database ID 13607.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 22, 2012.
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Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 27 stops. 35 registers. 33 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 31, 2004: (James Cook. January 8, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Richard C Greene. (Database Manager. October 22, 2012)

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Stained Glass Windows. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-14
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-14
Transept, console and exposed pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-14
Chancel and exposed pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-14
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-14
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-14

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  • Stoplist copied from The American Organist July 1987
         Council Bluffs, Iowa
         St. John Lutheran Church
         Austin   Op. 2712   1988   3/33
         GREAT                     CHOIR
      8' Principal              8' Holzgedeckt
      8' Bourdon                8' Gemshorn
      4' Octave                 8' Gemshorn Celeste
      4' Nachthorn              4' Koppelflöte
      2' Super Octave           2' Principal
    III  Mixture            1 1/3' Quint
         Sub                    8' Cromorne
         Unison Off                Tremulant
         Super                     Sub
                                   Unison Off
         SWELL                     Super
     16' Rohrgedeckt  12
      8' Rohrflöte                 PEDAL
      8' Viola                 16' Principal
      8' Viola Celeste         16' Rohrgedeckt SW
      4' Principal              8' Octave
      4' Waldflöte              8' Rohrflöte   SW
      2' Blockflöte             4' Choralbass
     II  Sesquialtera           4' Koppelflöte CH
    III  Plein Jeu             II  Mixture
     16' Basson                16' Posaune
      8' Trompette             16' Basson      SW
      4' Hautbois     24        4' Cromorne    CH
         Unison Off
      [Received from Jeff Scofield March 26, 2014]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The American Organist July 1987 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.