The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Fahlun Lutheran (Swedish)
Nelson, Minnesota 56355

OHS Database ID 5695.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action.


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Organ case at front of sanctuary. Photograph by Ed Copeland 2019-06-04
Organ case and keydesk. Ed Copeland 2019-06-04
Builder's nameplate. Photograph by Ed Copeland 2019-06-04

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  • Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist provided by Ed Copeland (organ caretaker) on Facebook; June 5, 2019
    Nelson, Minnesota
    Fahlun Lutheran Church
    HILLGREEN, LANE & CO., Opus 199, 1907 - Original Specifications
    GREAT                                        COUPLERS (Drawknob)
       8'  Open Diapason                61          Swell to Pedal 
       8'  Melodia                      61          Great to Pedal
       8'  Dulciana                     61
       4'  Octave                       61          Swell to Great 
       2'  Fifteenth                    61          Swell to Great Octave
    SWELL (Expressive)                           FOOT TRUNDLES
       8'  Stopped Diapason             61          Full Organ
       8'  Viola                        61
       4'  Rohr Flute                   61          Cancel
    PEDAL                                        PEDAL MOVEMENTS (mechanical)
       16' Bub Bass                     30          Swell Expression             (bal.)
       Blower Signal
    ACTION: Mech. Key & Stop      VOICES: 9      STOPS: 9      RANKS: 9      PIPES: 518
            Tub-Pneum Pedal
    The organ is free-standing and encased in the front, right corner of the sanctuary. It
    has two stenciled façades each containing 17 pipes, and intersecting at a corner tower
    of 3 pipes for a total of 37 pipes en façade. One faces across the chancel, and the other
    over the keydesk faces into the sanctuary. The keydesk is attached and projecting with a
    lid that lifts to form a music rack. Stops are as drawknobs in terraced jambs on either
    side of the manuals, and the couplers are as drawknobs over the Swell keys. The pedalboard
    is reverse radiating (wider at the rear than the front) and flat. The manual key action is
    tracker, but the pedal action is tubular-pneumatic. The Tremolo has been disconnected at
    some point in the past.
    Sources: OHS Database, photos by Ed Copeland, Facebook correspondence with Ed Copeland
             on June 5, 2019; JRS.
    Fahlun Lutheran Church
    3550 County Rd 74 NE 
    Nelson,  MN. 56355
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist provided by Ed Copeland (organ caretaker) on Facebook; June 5, 2019 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.