The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Methodist Church
Mount Vernon, Iowa

OHS Database ID 62675.


Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 8, 2018.


Technical Details

Tubular pneumatic key action. Pneumatic stop action.

Two manuals. 17 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

Notes

  • Information from Hillgreen, Lane & Co. opus list, compiled by Bynum Petty
    Contract: May 1908
    73-note Swell chest
    42-note Pedal chests
    Tubular-pneumatic action
    Water motor
    Price: $3,400
    New coupler and new key boxes installed in 1915
    (Steven E. Lawson. June 8, 2018)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church exterior. Vintage postcard (ca. 1910); image courtesy of James R. Stettner

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Stoplist

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