The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Christian Church
Eugene, Oregon

OHS Database ID 28127.

Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 29, 2007.

Technical Details

Two manuals. 18 stops. 18 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.


  • Identified by James R. Stettner through information from the Estey Opus List, published in The Boston Organ Club newsletter, 1973-1979. (Database Manager. September 7, 2007)
  • Updated with information from Lanny Hochhalter: The organ was "rebuilt" in about 1981, reused all the Estey pipes, but they were altered drastically. Organ has had many "updates" and revoicing since 1981. The console is in the church's history room. (James Cook. November 29, 2007)

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Original Console. Photograph by Lanny Hochhalter 2007-06-26
Original Console. Photograph by Lanny Hochhalter 2007-06-26
Chancel and Pipe Facade (1930's). Photograph from Church Archives
Church Exterior. The edifice was dedicated on October 29, 1911 according to postcard.. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS 1911-12-19

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From builder's website
    Eugene, Oregon
    First Christian Church
    Estey Organ Co.   Opus 111   1913
    2 manuals, 18 stops, 18 ranks
            GREAT ORGAN
         8' Open Diapason      61
         8' Gross Flute        61
         8' Gemshorn           61
         8' Dulciana           61
         4' Octave             61
         4' Flute Harmonic     61
            Great Unison Off
            Swell to Great 16
            Swell to Great 8
            Swell to Great 4
            SWELL ORGAN
        16' Bourdon            61
         8' Open Diapason      61
         8' Stopped Diapason   61
         8' Salicional         61
         8' Voix Celeste (TC)  49
         8' Aeoline            61
         4' Flauto Traverso    61
         8' Oboe (labial)      61
         8' Vox Humana         61
            Swell to Swell 16
            Swell to Swell 4
            Swell Unison Off
            PEDAL ORGAN
        16' Open Diapason      30
        16' Bourdon            30
         8' Violoncello        30
            Great to Pedal
            Swell to Pedal
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2018-06-06]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From builder's website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.