The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian
Leadville, Colorado 80461


OHS Database ID 7022.


This organ received OHS Citation number 220.

Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 28, 2012.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 13 stops. 13 ranks.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • The builder did not use opus numbers to identify his work, but the catalog number S-67 was assigned to this instrument by Elizabeth Towne Schmitt and may be used for reference. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1997 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Moved into new building c. 1969 by Ed Bollinger. Also known for a time as 1st Federated. [Citation number must be wrong on this or Leadville's St. George's.] [Manager's Note: The citation number given above is correct. July 2007] (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Benn Gibson. -- I visited the church and played the organ in July 2007. This superb organ is in fine condition. The congregation appreciates its quality and significance. An air-conditioned atmosphere is provided for the instrument. The builder's name is spelled Scheulke on the framed OHS citation next to the console. (Database Manager. July 22, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Lexie Palmore. (Database Manager. January 28, 2012)

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Organ Case and Keydesk. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1997-05-04
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1997-05-04

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