The OHS Pipe Organ Database

United Methodist
608 Lake Dr.
Cawker City, Kansas 67430

OHS Database ID 2781.

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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 November 21, 2013.
If you can assist us with information concerning the current condition of this organ, please use the form accessible through the "Update" button.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 14 stops. 12 ranks. 628 pipes.

The organ is in a case at the front 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 horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1993. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • From Congregational, Kinsley, KS. Moved to Cawker City 1931. Restored by Reuter 1976 when parish moved to new building. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Steven R. Richardson. -- Tremolo for swell. Pedal Check (a bar that locks the pedalboard keys to prevent damage to the action from someone standing on the pedalboard while getting on and off the organ bench). Signal is now connected to the blower switch. The organ may be hand pumped. The blower lever is on the right side of the case, in the rear. 3 normal couplers- Gt. to Pd, Sw. to Gt., and Sw to Pd. (Database Manager. November 21, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Steven Richardson. -- [Ed. note: According to the web site received today, the organ was not restored with replacement of original materials, but was rebuilt as a tracker organ using modern techniques and materials.] (Database Manager. November 21, 2013)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Photo of organ in the Reuter shop. Reuter Organ Co. promotional photo, courtesy of Max Mayse (1976)

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Stoplist

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