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The Ernest M. Skinner Co. (Opus 274, 1917)

Location:

First Congregational Church / First United Church of Oak Park
Oak Park, IL US
Organ ID: 22361

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 68 ranks. 4,700 pipes. 4 manuals. 62 stops. 87 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 62
  • Registers: 87
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 24, 2017:

First Congregational and First Presbyterian churches merged in 1975 and became known as First United Church of Oak Park.

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

Database Manager on December 23, 2005:

Identified 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:
Rebuilt by Roderer in 1972; replaced by Casavant, #3544 in 1983; pipework relocated to Second Congregational, Rockford, Illinois and incorporated into new instrument by Pipe Organ Specialties.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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