OHS Database ID 50123.
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 June 9, 2014.
Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.
Two manuals. 3 divisions. 18 stops. 15 ranks. 1018 pipes. Manual compass is 32 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, right.
Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.
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|Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-08-12|
|Chancel and chamber opening. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-08-12|
|Console rear. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-08-12|
|Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-08-12|
|Coupler rail. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-08-12|
|Left Stopjamb. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-08-12|
|Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-08-12|
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Eureka, Illinois USA Eureka Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc. Opus 972/972-A (1937/1964) Manuals: 2 Registers: 18 Ranks: 15 Pipes: 1018 Electro-pneumatic action (Pittman chests) Non-italic registers date from original 1937 installation. Italic registers date from 1964 rebuild. Registers are listed as they ordered on console stopjambs. Great Organ (compass 61 notes) Mixture III (183 pipes on a new chest) 2’ Fifteenth (61 new pipes on a new chest) 4’ Octave (61 new pipes on a new chest) 8’ Rohrflute (Swell) 8’ Open Diapason 8’ Erzahler (61 new pipes on a new unit chest enclosed in Swell) Swell Organ (compass 73 notes) 8’ Oboe 8’ Cornopean 2’ Spitzflote (12 pipe ext. from Gemshorn; controlled from existing Tremulant know re-engraved) 4’ Gemshorn (73 new pipes on new unit chest; controlled from new knob on spare trace) 4’ Δ Flute 8’ Salicional 8’ Voix Celeste 8’ Rohrflute Tremulant (controlled from engraved tablet on left key cheek) Pedal Organ (compass 56 notes) 4’ Principal (12 pipe ext. of Contre Basse) 8’ Octave (12 pipe ext. of Contre Basse) 16’ Gedeckt (12 pipe ext. of Rohrflute) 16’ Contre Basse (56 new pipes on new chest) Note: Original 1937 Subbass 16’ rank & chest removed and returned to Aeolian-Skinner Couplers: (left to right above manuals) Swell to Pedal Great to Pedal Swell to Pedal 4’ Swell to Great [unison] Swell 16’ Swell 4’ Swell to Great 4 Great 4 Mechanicals: Swell Expression; Crescendo Pedal; Full Organ Reversible Divisional thumb & toe pistons; General Cancel; Sforzando Tutti I – III: general pistons, controlled by toe studs with indicator lights, not mutually cancelling, but affected by General Cancel. Specification and details taken from console and Aeolian-Skinner correspondence dated 12 May – 2 June, 1964. Supplied by Robert C. Delvin Bloomington, Illinois [Received from Robert C. Delvin 2014-06-05.]