The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Holy Cross R.C. Church
126 High Street
Santa Cruz, California 95060

OHS Database ID 6706.

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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 in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 25, 2016.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 14 stops. 23 ranks.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • OCH. Built for Fifth Avenue Presbyterian, Columbus, OH. Moved to Central Baptist, Columbus, OH in 1931. Removed 1983 by OCH. Installed here and rebuilt by Steuart Goodwin in 1988 as Op. 10, 2m, 23rk, 18st. (OH 1988 says Op. 508 which doesn't agree with Felgemaker list.) Stoplist in OH 1988 is the present (as of 1988) stoplist. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Ryan Terry. -- this organ can be very powerful in the bass (Database Manager. May 21, 2008)

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Keydesk. Photograph by David Gatwood 2016-06-19
Pedalboard, Foot Lever, and Swell Pedal. Photograph by David Gatwood 2016-06-19
Left Drawknobs. Photograph by David Gatwood 2016-06-19
Manuals and Couplers. Photograph by David Gatwood 2016-06-19
Manuals, Coupler, and Tremolo. Photograph by David Gatwood
Right Drawknobs. Photograph by David Gatwood 2016-06-19
Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case. Photograph by David Gatwood 2016-06-19
Organ Case and Keydesk. Photograph by David Gatwood 2016-06-19

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  • From program notes for 30th anniversary concert
    Open Diapason
    Flute Ouverte
    Flute d'Amour
    Mixture IV
    Cornet III
    Stopped Diapason
    Vox Celeste
    Flute Harmonique
    Bourdon Octave
    Super Octave
    In addition to the listed stops, the organ is equipped with a zimbelstern controlled by a foot pedal.
    Also, my previous stop list was missing the pipe lengths, but you can find that info in the closeup photos that I uploaded.
     [Received from David Gatwood 2016-07-05.]
  • Click Here From program notes for 30th anniversary concert Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.