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Davis Memorial Baptist Church / First Baptist Church
103 N. 5th Street
Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

OHS Database ID 22553.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 March 21, 2018.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 12 stops. 24 registers. 12 ranks. 883 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. 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. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Church originally built as Davis Memorial Baptist Church. Changed name to First Baptist in the 1920s. Organ in side-by-side chambers on the front wall: Swell left, Great right. (Database Manager. January 2, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. January 25, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. March 6, 2014)
  • Updated by James R. Stettner, who gave this as the source of the information: Phone conversation with parishioner named Jay on 3/20/2018.
    I called to make an arrangement to go photograph the organ and was informed by 'Jay' that the building is for sale, and that the organ will not be relocated to the new location in Cascade, Washington. (Steven E. Lawson. March 21, 2018)

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Photographs

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Chamber Grillework and Pipe Facade. Photograph by James R. Stettner 2018-04-05
Console. Photograph by James R. Stettner 2018-04-05
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by James R. Stettner 2018-04-05
Console. Photograph by James R. Stettner 2018-04-05
Chancel and Facade Pipes. Photograph by James R. Stettner 2018-04-05

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the console March 29, 1993
    Mount Vernon, Washington
    Davis Memorial Baptist Church (later, First Baptist)
    
    M.P. Möller, Opus 6316, 1935 - Original Specifications
    
    GREAT (Expressive - Right)
       8'     Open Diapason             73
       8'     Melodia                   73
       8'     Dulciana                  73
       4'     Octave                    73
       4'     Flute                     12   Extension of 8' Melodia
       8'     Cornopean                 73
              Tremolo
              Chimes                   (21)  Maas: tenor A thru f 42
       Great to Great 16'
       Great Unison Off
       Great to Great 4'
    
    SWELL (Expressive - Left)
       16'    Echo Lieblich             12   Extension of 8' Stopped Flute
       8'     Geigen Diapason           73
       8'     Stopped Flute             61
       8'     Salicional                73
       8'     Voix Celeste        (tc)  61
       4'     Flute                     12   Extension of 8' Stopped Flute
       4'     Salicet                   12   Extension of 8' Salicional
       2-2/3' Nazard                     7   Extension of 8' Stopped Flute
       2'     Flautina                   5   Extension of 8' Stopped Flute
       8'     Oboe                      73
       8'     Vox Humana                73
              Tremolo
       Swell to Swell 16'
       Swell Unison Off
       Swell to Swell 4'
    
    PEDAL (Expressive)
       32'    Acoustic Bass             --   From 16' Bourdon
       16'    Open Diapason       (Gt)  12   Extension of Gt. 8' Op. Diapason
       16'    Bourdon                   32
       16'    Echo Lieblich       (Sw)  --
        8'    Flute                     12   Extension of 16' Bourdon
              Chimes              (Gt)  --
    
    COUPLERS
       Swell to Pedal                  8,4
       Great to Pedal                  8,4
       Swell to Great               16,8,4
    
    FINGER PISTONS
       Swell & Pedal                 1 - 5
         Sw. to Ped.                 (rev)
       Great & Pedal                 1 - 5
         Gr. to Ped.                 (rev)
       SFZ                           (rev)
       Gen Can
    
    FOOT LEVERS (Labeled; l - r)
       Chimes Sustainig  [sic]       (h-d)   Hitch-down
       Gr. to Ped. Reversible        (rev)
       Chimes F                      (rev)
       Sforzando                     (rev)
    
    PEDAL MOVEMENTS
       Swell Expression             (bal.)
       Great Expression             (bal.)
       Crescendo                    (bal.)
    
    ACTION: Electro-Pneumatic
    VOICES: 12
    STOPS: 24; inc. chimes
    RANKS: 12
    PIPES: 883
    
    [Received on line from James R. Stettner January 25, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the console March 29, 1993 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.