The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church
7319 Rte M.
Taos, Missouri 65101

OHS Database ID 1506.

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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.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action.

Two manuals.


  • According to notes on the History page of the Parish website ( "A thirteen-register pipe organ was added to the church in 1898. It has undergone restoration in 1940 and more recently in 1994." (James Stettner. September 26, 2019)

Online Documents

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Organ Case and Facade. Photograph by Fr. Jeremy Secrist 2019-09-22
Keydesk. Photograph by Fr. Jeremy Secrist 2019-09-22
organ Case. Photograph by Fr. Jeremy Secrist 2019-09-22
Great Pipework. Photograph by Fr. Jeremy Secrist 2019-09-22
Swell Pipework. Photograph by Fr. Jeremy Secrist 2019-09-22

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  • Original document from Fr. Jeremy Secrist.. Source: Stoplist as recorded from keydesk
    St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
    Taos, MO
    Hinners & Albertson, 1898
    14 ranks, 2 manual, mechanical action 
    (Stops are listed as located left to right above Swell manual)
    Swell to Great coupler
    Swell to Pedal coupler
    Great to Pedal coupler
    Swell (61 notes)
    Bourdon 16'
    Flauto Traverso 4'
    Violin Diapason 8'
    Lieblich Gedeckt 8'
    Salicional 8'
    Great (61 notes)
    Dulciana 8'
    Melodia 8'
    Open Diapason 8'
    Principal 4'
    Octave 2' (later addition, electric action)
    Mixture III (later addition, electric action)
    Swell Octave to Great coupler
    Pedal (27 notes, flat & parallel; pedal action is electrified, trackers removed) 
    16' Bourdon
    Tremulant (T-shaped draw located above builder's plate)
    Two fixed single-acting combination pedals effecting Great only: 
    Pedal on right draws Dulciana, Melodia, Open Diapason & Principal  
    Pedal on left draws Dulciana & Melodia 
    Mechanical action Swell expression pedal at upper end of pedal board
    A 440 at 75° F
    Wind pressure: 2.6"
  • Click Here Original document from Fr. Jeremy Secrist.. Source: Stoplist as recorded from keydesk Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.