The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: Dr. Robert Schladetzky
2982 Beaver Valley Rd.
Port Ludlow, Washington 98365

Beaver Springs Lodge

OHS Database ID 24819.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 July 6, 2008.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) ventil chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The original organ is a 1913, 3-man. W. W. Kimball built for White Temple First Baptist in Walla Walla, WA. It was relocated by Harold B. Curryer of Spokane, Washington to Beaver Valley Lodge, being built by Dr. Robert Schladetzky on his Port Ludlow property. When Clint Meadway purchased Mr. Curryer's firm - he took-over the installation. Upon Mr. Meadway's retirement, work progressed by partner Jim Stettner. Work still continues (2006) by Mr. Meadway. The organ had been electrified and somewhat altered by Balcom and Vaughan. The B and V console - which was stop keys over the top manual - has been sold and was replaced by a 3rd-hand drawknob Austin console acquired from a Seattle residence. The lodge also has a 3-manual Barton theatre organ console controlling an independent theatre organ of mixed provenance - and the Kimball Choir division doing double duty as the Accompaniment division. (Database Manager. November 25, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The property is now for sale. (Database Manager. July 6, 2008)

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