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Hamline United Methodist Church
1514 Englewood Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104


OHS Database ID 39046.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 6, 2010.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 6 divisions. 42 stops. 44 registers. 63 ranks. 3459 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through online information from Richard C Greene. (Database Manager. February 9, 2009)
  • Updated by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. October 11, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The Antiphonal has its own one-manual console and pedal. (Database Manager. April 6, 2010)
  • From the church website: The Antiphonal Organ was installed in the rear balcony in 1972. This organ console consists of one manual and full pedal board. The pipes and chests are mounted on the rear wall on either side of the Samuel F. Kerfoot stained glass window. It contains 8 stops, 13 ranks, and 793 pipes. It can be played from the Chancel Organ console as well as from the console in the balcony. The Chancel Organ, built in 1974, has a console of three manuals and a full pedal board. It has 39 stops, 52 ranks and 3,535 pipes, plus chimes, cymbelstern, and nachtigall. The Great division and part of the Pedal division are placed on either side of the George Henry Bridgman stained glass window on the front (chancel) wall. The Positiv division stands at the base of the same window and above the reredos. The remainder of Pedal division fits in the chamber to the right of the chancel. The Swell division is immediately behind the Pedal division. Two digital stops, 32-foot Sub Bourdon and Posaune, were added to the Pedal division in 1995. It is a memorial to Ellen M. Erickson, given by her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Wilbur (Chris) Donaldson. In 2000 the combination pistons were enlarged and converted to computerized controls. In 2001 a Nachtigall stop was added. Two new stops (16-foot Diapason and a 10⅔-foot Quintbass) and forty-four 16-foot open wood pipes were added to the Pedal division in 2014. (Database Manager. June 20, 2015)

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Chancel showing Great, Positiv, and Pedal pipework. Photograph by Bill Bakeman (Jan 2014)
Church Exterior. Photograph by Bill Bakeman (2003)
Console. Photograph by Bill Bakeman (Summer 2016)

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  • Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Paul, Minnesota
           Hamline United Methodist Church
           Casavant   Op. 3217   1974   3/63
           GREAT                          SWELL
       16' Bordun             61       8' Offenflöte       61
        8' Prinzipal          61       8' Salizional       61
        8' Hohlflöte          61       8' Vox coelestis    49
        4' Oktave             61       4' Geigenoktave     61
        4' Spitzflöte         61       4' Rohrflöte        61
        2' Oktave             61       2' Flachflöte       61
       IV  Mixtur            244      VI  Grossmixtur     366
        8' Trompete           61      16' Fagott           61
           Chimes             25 *     8' Oboe             61
           Antiphonal on Great         4' Klarine          61
           POSITIV                        Antiphonal on Swell
        8' Gedackt            61          PEDAL
        4' Prinzipal          61
        4' Koppelflöte        61      16' Prinzipal        32
        2' Gemshorn           61      16' Subbass          32
    1 1/3' Quintflöte         61       8' Oktavebass       32
       II  Sesquialtera       98       8' Gedacktpommer    32
       IV  Scharf            244       4' Choralbass       32
        8' Krummhorn          61      IV  Mixtur          128
           Tremulant                  16' Posaune          32
           Antiphonal on Positiv       8' Trompete         32
                                       4' Schalmei         32
           ANTIPHONAL (1972)
                                          ANTIPHONAL PEDAL
       16' Quintade           61 *        
        8' Prinzipal          61 *    16' Quintade         AN *
        8' Rohrflöte          61 *     8' Quintade         AN *
        4' Oktave             61 *
    2 2/3' Quinte             61 *
        2' Oktave             61 *
       VI  Mixtur            366 *       
        8' Spanische Trompete 61 *     *  existing
             [Received from Jeff Scofield June 20, 2015]
  • Click Here Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.