The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Methodist Episcopal Church, South
102 N. 2nd Street
Temple, Texas 76501

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 63155.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been destroyed and is no longer extant.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 6, 2019.


Technical Details

Tubular pneumatic key action. Pneumatic stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 14 stops. 14 ranks. 792 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Crescendo Pedal.

Notes

  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
    Identified by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, who gave this as the source of the information: Historic postcard showing the church interior and organ case.
    The church burned on November 22, 1911. (Database Manager. July 28, 2018)
  • The cost of the organ was $2,800 (information supplied by church historian, Margaret Galloway). (Chad Boorsma. November 2, 2019)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Interior and Chancel. Photograph by Lackey (1900s)
Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard; image courtesy of T. Bradford Willis 1910-06-08
Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard (ca. 1910); image courtesy of the church
Church Exterior. (after the 1911 fire). Archival Photograph; image courtesy of the church
Church Exterior. (after the 1911 fire). Archival Photograph; image courtesy of the church

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from Chad Boorsma. Source: Factory specifications from the church archives, courtesy of Margaret Galloway
    Temple, Texas
    FIRST METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
    
    W. W. Kimball     14 ranks     1902
    ____________________________________________________________________
    
    GREAT:                             SWELL:
      8' Open Diapason     61           16' Bourdon Bass & Treble    61
      8' Gamba             61            8' Open Diapason            61
      8' Dulciana          61            8' Salicional               61
      8' Melodia           61            8' Aeoline                  61
      4' Principal         61            8' Stopped Diapason         61
                                         4' Harmonic Flute           61
    PEDAL:                               8' Oboe and Bassoon         61
     16' Bourdon           30
     16' Lieblich Gedeckt  30
    
    [Received online from Chad Boorsma • November 6, 2019]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from Chad Boorsma. Source: Factory specifications from the church archives, courtesy of Margaret Galloway Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.