The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Louis R. C.
Nokomis, Illinois 62075

OHS Database ID 2308.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 30, 2015.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 12 ranks.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Trigger/hitch-down swell. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard. Hitchdown couplers.


  • Updated through online information from Rev. Joseph Havrilka. -- The organ is in a resonant room. It is unaltered with the exception of an electric blower. It is a delightful instrument. (Database Manager. May 30, 2015)

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  • Original document from Bill.. Source: Stoplist taken from the console
    Nokomis, IL
    St. Louis R. C.
    Organ by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.   2/14
    GREAT                        SWELL                       PEDAL
    Bourdon (TC)  16             Stopped Diapason  8         Bourdon 16
    Open Diapason  8             Aeoline           8         Cello    8
    Melodia        8             Viola             8         
    Dulciana       8             Flute Harmonique  4
    Octave         4             Violina           4
    Octave Quint   2 2/3         Tremelo
    Super Octave   2       
    3 unison couplers
    Tremelo affects entire instrument
  • Click Here Original document from Bill.. Source: Stoplist taken from the console Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.