Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1895ca.)

Location:

St. Louis R. C.
Nokomis, IL 62075 US
Organ ID: 2308

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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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 12 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 30, 2015:

Updated through online information from Rev. Joseph Havrilka. -- The organ is in a resonant room. It is unaltered with the exception of an electric blower. It is a delightful instrument.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from the console: Open In New Tab Original document from Bill. Originally published 2020-01-08
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on January 08, 2020.

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