Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. (1986)

Location:

Francis Street First United Methodist Church
12th and Francis streets
St. Joseph, MO 64502 US
Organ ID: 2390

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 15, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP)
  • 44 ranks. 3 manuals. 36 stops. 43 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 15, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 36
  • Registers: 43
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 15, 2018.
Database Manager on July 16, 2012:

Updated through online information from David Lewis.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Hook & Hastings (1906, Opus 2112).

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 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuilt by McManis in 1976 as 2-26. A 1951 Moller console and choir division (containing 3rk from Hook Op. 539, Centenary Methodist, St. Louis) was installed by Michael Quimby. Organ to be enlarged in 1997 with material from 1952 Moller Op. 8365 from First United Methodist, which has merged with Francis St. Methodist in 1996. An 11 rank Choir division was added plus some other ranks.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist (Source: St. Joseph Missouri AGO Chapter website, 2012-10-29)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Organ: Photograph by David Lewis. Taken on 2007-08-09

Church exterior: Photograph by David Lewis. Taken on 2007-08-09

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