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Zion United Methodist Church
3652 State Highway Z
Gordonville, Missouri 63701

OHS Database ID 3954.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 28, 2020.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 2 divisions. 7 stops. 7 registers. 7 ranks. 375 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. 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. No combination action. Flat radiating pedalboard.

Notes

  • Bought used 1880s from St. Louis. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Photographs

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Organ case front and facade. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Keydesk. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Keydesk: right stopjamb. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Keydesk: left stopjamb. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Keydesk: pedalboard, and expression shoe. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Builder's nameplate. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Unenclosed 8 ft. Open Diapason behind the facade. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Pedal pipes. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Manual key action and square rail. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Reservoir, stop actions, Key action. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22
Builder's cast regulator weight. Photograph by Martha Nothdurft 2020-01-22

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from photos provided by the parish secretary
    Zion United Methodist Church (Gordonville)
    Cape Girardeau , Missouri
    
    The JACKSON PIPE ORGAN CO., ca. 1880 - Original Specifications
    
    
    MANUAL (Expressive *)                        COUPLERS (Drawknob)
    8 ft.  Open Diapason             58          Coupler           [Manual to Pedal]
    8 ft.  Melodia              (*)  58
    8 ft.  Dulciana             (*)  58
    4 ft.  Principal            (*)  58          FOOT TRUNDLES
    4 ft.  Flute                (*)  58          None
    2 ft.  Fifteenth            (*)  58
    
                                                 PEDAL MOVEMENTS
    PEDAL                                        Expression               (balanced)
    16 ft. Bourdon                   27
    
    
    ACTION: Mech. Key & Stop      VOICES: 7      STOPS: 7      RANKS: 7      PIPES: 375
    
    
    NOTES
    The organ is free-standing and encased at the front of the room. It is recessed into
    a center chamber with a case front and 19 handsomely stenciled facade pipes. The key-
    desk is attached and projecting with a cover which lifts to form a music rack. Stops
    are as drawknobs in terraced jambs on either side of the keyboard. Manual compass is
    58-notes. The pedalboard is 27-notes, flat and radiating.
    
    Sources: Photos by parish secretary Martha Nothdurft
    
    
    Zion United Methodist Church (Gordonville)
    3652 State Highway Z
    Cape Girardeau , MO. 63701
    (573) 243-8025                               Documented: January 28, 2020 
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from photos provided by the parish secretary Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.