The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: John Ignatowski
County Road 577
Faithorn, Michigan 49892

OHS Database ID 7591.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 June 19, 2007.
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Technical Details

Ventil chests. Tubular pneumatic key action. Pneumatic stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 9 stops. 9 registers. 9 ranks. 518 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. Concave radiating pedalboard. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Status Note: There 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Installed at St. Mary's R. C., Cheboygan, MI (now Cheboygan Catholic Community) 25 Jan 1913 by G. N. Bucklin of Estey Organ Co. Cost $1800. Replace by Allen electronic. Removed to storage 12 Jun 1995. Gr/Ped reversible is toe lever. Two wind indicators, one near feeders, one on console. Single fold, spring-loaded reservoir with two feeders, hand blowing mechanism intact and functional. Electric blower is original. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • On-line update from John Ignatowski -- Straight design throughout, full compass unisons, open stops have Haskell basses. (Database Manager. June 25, 2005)
  • Updated through on-line information from John Ignatowski. (Database Manager. March 8, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. June 19, 2007)

Online Documents

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Facade and Console. Photograph by John Ignatowski 2019-07-22

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When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that you see here, please send details via e-mail to rather than submitting a new stoplist through our online form.

  • Stoplist from Estey Virtual Museum Opus LIst
    8 Open Diapason
    8 Melodia
    8 Dulciana
    4 Flute d'Amour
       Gt Unison Off
       Sw to Gt 16-8-4
    8 Stopped Diapason
    8 Salicional
    4 Flute Harmonic
    8 Oboe (TC)
       Sw to Sw 16-4
       Sw Unison Off
    16 Bourdon
        Gt to Ped 8
        Sw to Ped 8
     [Received from Ryan McCauslin 2015-08-29.]
  • Click Here Stoplist from Estey Virtual Museum Opus LIst Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.