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St. Elmo United Methodist Church
4626 St. Elmo Ave.
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37409

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 26057.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been destroyed and is no longer extant.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 25, 2009.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 8 registers. 9 ranks. 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. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Tilting/rocking tablets 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. Combination action thumb pistons.

Notes

  • Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- The organ was stewed to death in 2002 due to a malfunctioning boiler. Pipework and salvageable parts were retained and combined with a three-manual Allen Renaissance organ in 2004. (Database Manager. May 15, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- The sanctuary was destroyed by fire on August 23, 2009. (Database Manager. August 25, 2009)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-04-14
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-04-14

Pipe organs in Tennessee sponsored by Milnar Organ Co.

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Chattanooga, Tennessee
        St. Elmo United Methodist Church
    
        Möller   Op. 10330   1967   2/9
    
        GREAT                   SWELL                     PEDAL
    16' Bourdon tc           8' Viole de Gambe 61     16' Bourdon 12
     8' Diapason 61          8' Viole Celeste 49 tc    8' Diapason GT
     8' Gedeckt 61           4' Gambe 12               8' Gedeckt GT
     8' Dulciana 61          4' Blockflöte 61          8' Viole de Gambe SW
     4' Octave 12            2' Blockflöte 12          4' Octave GT
     4' Gedeckt 12          16' Trompette 61 1-6 L/2   4' Blockflöte SW
     4' Dulciana 12          8' Trompette 12          II  Grave Mixture GT
    II  Grave Mixture 122    4' Trompette 12          16' Trompette SW
        Tremolo                 Tremolo                8' Trompette SW
        Chimes     
    
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield  May 16, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.