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Boys Town
14100 Crawford St.
Boys Town, Nebraska 68010

Dowd Memorial Chapel

OHS Database ID 54136.

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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 February 14, 2018.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 47 stops. 68 registers. 59 ranks. 3573 pipes. 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. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

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

Notes

  • Tonal changes by Reuter in 2017 - now 3/61. (Jeff Scofield. February 14, 2018)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-13
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-13
Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-13
Interior to gallery and exposed pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-13
Chapel interior to front 2. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2014-11-13

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the console November 13, 2014
           Boys Town, Nebraska
           Dowd Memorial Chapel
    
           Reuter   Op. 1288   1960   3/64
           Reuter   Op. 1288   1999   3/59
           __________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                          SWELL
    
       16' Gedeckt          SW        16' Gedeckt          73
        8' Principal        61         8' Principal        73
        8' Hohl Flute       61         8' Gedeckt          12
        8' Bourdon          61         8' Salicional       73
        4' Octave           61         8' Voix Celeste     61
        4' Spill Flute      61         4' Octave           71
    2 2/3' Nasat            61         4' Harmonic Flute   73
        2' Fifteenth        61     2 2/3' Nasard           61
    1 3/5' Terz             61         2' Block Flute      61
       IV  Fourniture      244     1 3/5' Tierce           61
      III  Plein Jeu       183        IV  Plein Jeu       244
        8' Hautbois         61        16' Basset           73
           Tremulant                   8' Trompette        73
        8' Festival Trumpet 61         4' Clarion          73
           Sub                            Tremulant
           Unison Off                     Sub
           Super                          Unison Off
           MIDI on Great                  Super
                                      16' Festival Trumpet tc
           CHOIR                       8' Festival Trumpet GT
                                       4' Festival Trumpet --
       16' Violin Diapason  73            MIDI on Swell
        8' Violin Diapason  12
        8' Melodia          73            PEDAL
        8' Gemshorn         73
        8' Gemshorn Celeste 61        32' Resultant        --
        4' Violin Diapason  12        16' Principal        32
        4' Hohl Flute       73        16' Bourdon          32
       II  Grave Mixture   122        16' Lieblich Gedeckt SW
       16' Fagotto          73        16' Violin Diapason  CH
        8' English Horn     73         8' Octave           32
           Tremulant                   8' Boudon           12
        8' Tromba           73         8' Lieblich Gedeckt SW
           Sub                         8' Violin Diapason  CH
           Unison Off                  4' Choralbass       32
           Super                       4' Bourdon          12
           MIDI on Choir               4' Lieblich Gedeckt SW
                                      II  Sesquialtera     64
           POSITIV                   III  Mixture          96
                                      16' Bombarde         32
        8' Holzgedeckt      61        16' Fagotto          CH
        4' Principal        61         8' Bombarde         12
        4' Nachthorn        61         8' Hautbois         GT
        2' Flachflöte       61         4' Bombarde         12
    1 1/3' Larigot          61         8' Festival Trumpet GT
        8' Clarinet         61         4' Festival Trumpet GT
           Tremulant                      MIDI on Pedal
           Sub
           Unison Off
           Super
    
            [Received from Jeff Scofield January 3, 2015]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the console November 13, 2014 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.