The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Christopher's Episcopal Church
7845 N. River Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217

OHS Database ID 41793.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 7, 2017.

Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 30 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Non-traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.


  • Identified through research conducted by Sand Lawn, courtesy of David Scribner. (Database Manager. August 16, 2009)
  • Updated by David Bohn, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. May 7, 2017)

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Organ in Rear Gallery. Photograph by David Bohn 2017-05-07
Organ Pipework. Photograph by David Bohn 2017-05-07
Console. Photograph by David Bohn 2017-05-07
Model provided with proposal to congregation. Photograph by David Bohn 2017-05-07

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  • Original document from David Bohn.. Source: Stoplist taken from the console

  • Saint Christopher Episcopal Church
    River Hills, Wisconsin
    Holktamp Job #1811, 1967
    GREAT                    SWELL                    PEDAL
        8’ Principal (61)        8’ Celeste (56)         16’ Subbass (32)
        8’ Gedackt (61)          8’ Gamba (61)            8’ Octave (32)
        4’ Octave (61)           8’ Bourdon (61)          8’ Gedackt (32)
        4’ Rohr Flöte (61)       4’ Principal (61)        4’ Choral Bass (32)
        2’ Super Octave (61)     4’ Nachthorn (61)        4’ FLute (32)
        2’ Block Flöte (61)      2’ Doublette (61)     (III) Mixture (96)
      (IV) Mixture (244)     1 1/3’ Quinte (61)          16’ Fagott (32)
        8’ Kromhorn (61)       (II) Sesquialtera (122)    4’ Schalmey (32)
       16’ Swell to Great                                (8’)Great to Pedal
       (8’)Swell to Great                                (8’)Swell to Pedal
    4 General Pistons (duplicated on toe studs)
    4 pistons to Swell
    4 Pistons to Great
    4 toe studes to pedal
    Sforzando reversible
    Swell Expression Shoe
    Register Crescendo
  • Original document from David Bohn.. Source: Stoplist taken from the console Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.