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A. B. Felgemaker Co. (Opus 601, 1895)

Location:

Ascension Roman Catholic Church / The Old Chapel Antique & Artisan Market
168 Robinson Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120 US
Organ ID: 10963

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Philip Fillion on August 13, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 8 ranks. 1 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 9
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Philip Fillion on August 14, 2022:

The former church has been turned into an antiques store “The Old Chapel”. Organ remains intact in choir loft and I am told it is played occasionally.

We received the most recent update for this note from Philip Fillion on August 14, 2022.

Database Manager on June 25, 2013:

Updated through online information from David Poile. -- The church was closed in 2011. The church building was apparently purchased by a local resident. It is unknown what happened with the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2004.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

"Restored by Delaware Organ Co. in 1974. Bellows replaced along with manual naturals and pedal naturals and sharps. Pipework shows Op. as 601, though the Felgemaker lists show it as Op. 600."

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Taken from console: Open In New Tab Originally published 13 August 2022
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on August 14, 2022.

Instrument Images:

View to organ loft: Photograph by Philip Fillion. Taken on 2022-08-13

Stopjamb at bass end of the manual. : Photograph by Philip Fillion. Taken on 2022-08-13

Stopjamb at treble end of manual. : Photograph by Philip Fillion. Taken on 2022-08-13

Console: Photograph by Philip Fillion. Taken on 2022-08-13

View of choir loft: Photograph by Philip Fillion. Taken on 2022-08-13

Pedalboard, including DC transformer for Maas chimes. : Photograph by Philip Fillion. Taken on 2022-08-13

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