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Salem Evangelical United Brethren Church
111 S. Ramsey St.
Blue Earth, Minnesota 56013

OHS Database ID 37263.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 26, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 8 stops. 23 registers. 8 ranks. 620 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. November 24, 2008)
  • Updated through on-line information from Ken Reko. (Database Manager. December 25, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Ken Reko. (Database Manager. December 25, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Ken Reko. (Database Manager. October 26, 2012)
  • Became Salem United Methodist Church in 1968; merged with two other UMC's in 2007 to become Hope United Methodist Church at a new location; the Salem facility was sold to the Life Family Church. (Jeff Scofield. March 9, 2019)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Ken Reko 2008-06-06
Console. Photograph by Ken Reko 2008-06-06
Chancel, Chamber Grillework, and Console. Photograph by Ken Reko 2008-06-06
Chamber Grillework. Photograph by Ken Reko 2008-06-06
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Ken Reko 2008-06-06
Church Exterior. Image from Church Files (ca. 1960) and submitted by Ken Reko

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist from the specification posted in the Database lising
           Blue Earth, Minnesota
           Salem Evangelical United Brethren Church
    
           Möller   Op. 9071   1957   2/8
           __________________________________________________________________
    
           GREAT (enclosed)          SWELL                  PEDAL
    
        8' Diapason      73      16' Bourdon     tc     32' Resultant   --
        8' Koppelflöte   73       8' Hohlflöte   73     16' Contrebasse 12 GT
        8' Spitzflöte    85       8' Salicional  73     16' Bourdon     12 SW
        8' Unda Maris    61       8' Vox Celeste 61      8' Diapason
        4' Octave                 4' Flute               8' Flute
        4' Spitzflöte         2 2/3' Nazard              4' Flute
    2 2/3' Nazard                 2' Flautino
        2' Spitzflöte             8' Trumpet     73
           Sub                    4' Clarion     12
           Unison Off                Tremulant
           Super                     Sub
           Chimes      prep          Unison Off
                                     Super
    
                      [Received from Jeff Scofield March 9, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the specification posted in the Database lising Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.