The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Baptist Church
Mineral Wells, Texas

OHS Database ID 43216.


Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 16, 2016.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 33 registers.

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

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through information in List of More than 5200 Moller Pipe Organs (Hagerstown, Maryland. M. P. Möller, 1928). (Database Manager. September 23, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Bob Goodwin.
    1919 Moeller moved to new sanctuary 1968 by Herman Boetcher & Sons, Dallas TX. Original console & chests replaced with OSI. Original 5 rk Echo disappeared at this time (including Vox H, Tibia & strings). Subsequent maintenance by Ross King (Ft. Worth, TX) and currently Dan Garland (Ft. Worth, TX). Room has insurmountably poor acoustics. (Database Manager. August 16, 2016)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1920s)
Sanctuary after removal of facade pipes and instrument enclosure. Church Website, courtesy of John Reynolds (2018)

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Stoplist

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