The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Atlantic City High School
Atlantic City, New Jersey

OHS Database ID 36724.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 9, 2012.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

5 manuals. 75 ranks.

Horseshoe style console.

Stop keys in horseshoe curves. Concave radiating pedalboard.


  • Designed by Senator Emerson Richards, and gradually enlarged to 125 ranks. After falling into disrepair, removed from the building in 1975. Eventually transported to Phoenix, Arizona where it formed the basis for the organ in the Adrian W. Phillips Music Room. (Database Manager. April 9, 2012)

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Organist's Club and Console. Photograph by from ACHS 1960 Yearbook
Console, Orchestra, and Stage. Photograph by John Dilks, K2TQN

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