The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Adalbert R.C. Church
265 Charles Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 551 __

OHS Database ID 5476.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is playable, but not in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 4, 2017.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 10 stops. 10 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • From Charles Hendrickson A Survey of Old Pipe Organs, 1870-1910 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Richard C Greene. -- The Hook is still in the church but they use a Rodgers electronic in its place. (Database Manager. December 15, 2008)
  • Updated by David Paul Engen, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. May 4, 2017)

Online Documents

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Organ Case, Facade Pipes and Console. Photograph by David Paul Engen 2017-05-03
Organ in gallery. Photograph by David Paul Engen 2017-05-03

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  • Information from Charles Hendrickson

  • St. Paul, Minnesota
    St. Adalbert's R.C.
    Hook & Hastings (1895, Opus 1694)
    8 Open Diapason
    8 Melodia
    8 Dulciana
    4 Octave
    2-2/3 Twelfth
    2 Fifteenth
    16 Bourdon
    8 Salicional
    8 Aeoline
    8 Stopped Diapason
    4 Flute Harmonic
    16 Bourdon
     [Received on line from Richard C Greene February 11, 2009.]
     [Received on line from Richard C Greene February 11, 2009.]
  • Information from Charles Hendrickson Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.