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John Dower and Company (1999)

Originally Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1672, 1969)

Location:

First Baptist Church
311 Nash St. NW
Wilson, NC 27893 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 21505

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 50 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 25, 2016:

Originally installed in 1969 as 3/50 Reuter Op. 1672.

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

Database Manager on January 01, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Linwood E. Bratcher, Jr.. -- This organ is in its orginal configuration. It was releathered and converted to solid state combination action in 2000-2001

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

Database Manager on November 24, 2005:

Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console December 6, 2013
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Skylar Strickland. Taken on 2013-12-06

Pipework and chamber grille: Photograph by Skylar Strickland. Taken on 2013-12-06

Pipework and chamber grille: Photograph by Skylar Strickland. Taken on 2013-12-06

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