The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Church of Christ
Lorain, Ohio

OHS Database ID 57990.

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.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 16, 2016.
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Technical Details

Two manuals. 11 ranks.


  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Eric J. Gastier, using information found in Schantz contract dated 30 July 1930.

    Compasses: 73/32 (Database Manager. March 16, 2016)

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  • Original document from Shane Brandes.. Source: Stoplist taken from console
    Lorain, OH
    First Church of Christ now Christian Temple Disciples of Christ.
    940 W. 5th Street
    Organ by A. J. Schantz, Sons & Co.
    Dulciana 8'
    Melodia 8'
    Open Diapason 8'
    Octave 4'
    Flute Harmonic 4'
    Swell to Great 16
    Swell to Great 8'
    Swell to Great 4'
    Great to Great 4'
    Great Unison Off
    Diapason 8'
    Vox Humana 8'
    Oboe 8'
    Stopped Diapason 8'
    Vox Celeste 8'
    Salicional 8'
    Flute D'Amour 4'
    Flautina 2'
    Swell Unison Off 
    Swell to Swell 16'
    Swell to Swell 4'
    Bourdon 16' 
    Lieblich Gedeckt 16'
    Bass Flute 8'
    Dolce Flute 8'
    Swell to Pedal 8'
    Great to Pedal 8'
    The organ resided in two chambers above the chancel. The pipework is gone but the wind chests remain. It was removed in the 90's and presumably destroyed. 
  • Click Here Original document from Shane Brandes.. Source: Stoplist taken from console Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.