The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Ste. Anne de Detroit R.C. Church
1000 Ste. Anne St.
Detroit, Michigan 48216

OHS Database ID 5455.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 24, 2017.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 24 registers. 26 ranks. 1609 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.

Combination action thumb pistons.


  • Rebuild of 1887 Granville Wood & Son tracker, using case and pipework, with new EP chests and additional pipework. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- This was a rebuild with tonal changes to the 1887 Granville Wood & Son instrument; it was to be restored ca. 2000 by John D. Lyon of Eastpointe, MI, and Wayne T. Warren of Apollo Beach, FL - the latter the former organist of the church. (Database Manager. June 14, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Matthias Reed.
    Blower motor dead. (Database Manager. December 5, 2016)
  • Updated by Matthias Reed, who has heard or played the organ.
    Organ has since been repaired. (Steven E. Lawson. November 24, 2017)

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Organ case and church Church interior, ca. 1986.. Photograph by Wayne T. Warren
Organ case. Photograph by Matthias Reed

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Detroit, Michigan
           Ste. Anne of Detroit R.C. Church
           Casavant   Op. 1662   1940   2/26
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           * new stops
           GREAT                      SWELL
        8' Open Diapason  65      16' Bourdon           65
        8' Melodia        65       8' Open Diapason     65
        8' Gamba          65       8' Salicional        65
        8' Dulciana       65       8' Stopped Diapason  65
        8' Gedeckt        65       8' Viola da Gamba    65 *
        4' Octave         65       8' Voix Celeste   GG 58 *
        4' Flûte d'Amour  65       4' Fugara            65
    2 2/3' Twelfth        61       4' Harmonic Flute    65
        2' Fifteenth      61       2' Piccolo           61
        8' Trumpet        65 *   III  Mixture          183
           Sub                     8' Oboe              65 *
           Super                   8' Vox Humana        65 *
           Chimes         SW          Tremulant
           Tower Chimes   pf          Sub
           PEDAL                      Chimes            25
       16' Open Diapason  32
       16' Bourdon        32
       16' Gedeckt        SW
        8' Octave         12 *
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield June 14, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.