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Bond Pipe Organs Inc. (1995)

Originally Henry Erben (1851)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
1200 SW Alder Street
Portland, OR 97205 US
Chapel Hall
Organ ID: 25291

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • 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: Slider
  • 6 ranks. 285 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 7 stops. 6 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 6
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 19, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Originally built for a church in San Francisco, California. Relocated to the former edifice of First Presbyterian in 1863. Moved to the present edifice in 1889. Later served at Westminster Presbyterian and Vernon Presbyterian - both in Portland. Stored in the residence of Lewis & Clark College Dean, Lewis Thayer. Relocated to Lewis & Clark College in 1978 with restorative repairs. Case painted. Missing original Keraulophon rank replaced with an 8' Oboe. Finally returned home to First Prebyterian and installed by Bond with further restorative repairs. Rededicated Sunday, October 15, 1995. Chapel Hall was formerly Westminster Chapel.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ and front of Gallery: (1990) Photograph by James R. Stettner.

Organ Case: (1990) Photograph by James R. Stettner.

Keydesk: (1990) Photograph by James R. Stettner.

Left Drawknobs: (1990) Photograph by James R. Stettner.

Right Drawknobs: (1990) Photograph by James R. Stettner.

Pedalboard and Hitch-down Expresssion: (1990) Photograph by James R. Stettner.

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