The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Luke's Methodist Church
401 E. Main Street
Kilgore, Texas 75662

OHS Database ID 7524.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 May 23, 2008.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 30 registers. 33 ranks. 1918 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Status Note: There 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Divided Gr., 5 stops enclosed. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Dedication recital played by Roy Perry on March 16, 1952; additions by Roy Perry and Williams Pipe Organs in 1978. (Database Manager. May 23, 2008)

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-11-03
Chancel and pipe display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-11-06
Pipework and en-chamade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-11-06
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-11-04

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Kilgore, Texas
    St. Luke's Methodist Church
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1175   1949
    2 manuals, 32 stops, 40 ranks
              GREAT ORGAN                         SWELL ORGAN
              Unenclosed:                      8' Gedeckt              68
          16' Quintaten           61           8' Viole                68
           8' Principal           61           8' Viole Celeste (TC)   56
           4' Octave              61           4' Principal            68
       2 2/3' Twelfth             61           4' Rohrflöte            68
           2' Fifteenth           61       2 2/3' Nasard               61
          IV  Fourniture         244           2' Blockflöte           61
          IV  Cornet               *      III-IV  Plein Jeu             *
              Enclosed:                       16' Bassoon              68
           8' Concert Flute       68           8' Trompette            68
           8' Flauto Dolce        68           4' Hautbois             68
           8' Flute Celeste (TC)  56              Tremulant
           4' Koppelflöte         68           8' Trompette-en-Chamade 49 **
           8' Cromorne            68
              PEDAL ORGAN
          16' Contrebasse         32           *  added 1977-1978 
          16' Quintaten           GT              pipecounts not available
          16' Gedeckt             12 SW
           8' Spitzprinzipal      32          **  added 1977 or 1978
           8' Gedeckt             SW
           4' Choralbass          32
         III  Mixture             96
          16' Bassoon             SW
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-08-24]
  • Click Here From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.