The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Lutheran Church
916 Main St.
Williston, North Dakota 58801

OHS Database ID 27526.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
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 May 8, 2018.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 37 stops. 46 registers. 52 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Non-traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.


  • Identified through online information from Douglas W. Craw. -- Saw this instrument in the erecting room at the Schlicker Organ Co. in 1966 - with updated information from the church's website. A new digital, solid state console, was installed in the fall of 2003 by the Nordlie Organ Company of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (Database Manager. August 25, 2007)

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1960s)

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  • . Source: Stoplist copied from The Diapason May 1956
            Williston, North Dakota
            First Lutheran Church
            Schlicker   1966   3/52
            GREAT                         POSITIV
        16' Pommer         61          8' Gedeckt        61
         8' Principal      61          4' Principal      61
         8' Spitzfloete    61          4' Rohrfloete     61
         4' Octave         61          2' Octave         61
         4' Hohlfloete     61          2' Blockfloete    61
         2' Octave         61      1 1/3' Larigot        61
     IV-VI  Mixture       330          1' Siffloete      61
        16' Trompeta Real  tc     III-IV  Scharf        225
         8' Trompeta Real  61          8' Krummhorn      61
         4' Trompeta Real  12             Tremolo
            Chimes         21         16' Trompeta Real  GT
                                       8' Trompeta Real  GT
            SWELL                      4' Trompeta Real  GT
         8' Rohrfloete     61             PEDAL
         8' Salicional     61
         8' Voix Celeste   49         16' Principal      32
         4' Principal      61         16' Subbass        32
         4' Koppelfloete   61          8' Principal      12
     2 2/3' Nasat          61          8' Metalgedeckt   32
         2' Nachthorn      61          4' Choralbass     32
     1 3/5' Terz           49          2' Hohlfloete     32
      IV-V  Mixture       292         IV  Mixture       128
        16' Basson         12         16' Posaune        32
         8' Schalmei       61         16' Basson         SW
         8' Vox Humana     61          8' Trumpet        12
         4' Clarion        61          4' Cornet         32
               [Received from Jeff Scofield May 9, 2018]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist copied from The Diapason May 1956 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.