Pipe Organ Database

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Unknown Builder (1897ca.)

Originally Henry Erben (1851)

Location:

Vernon Presbyterian Church
Portland, OR US
Organ ID: 25294

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
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. Relocated to (old) First Presbyterian in 1863. Moved to new (present) church. Loaned to Westminster ca. 1889. Ca. 1889 loaned to Vernon Presbyterian in Portland. Ca. 1954 loaned to Lewis & Clark College, but installed here in College Dean Lewis Thayer's home in Portland. 1978, finally relocated to Lewis & Clark with restorative repairs. Cherry case painted. Missing original Keraulophon replaced with an 8' Oboe. 1995, finally returned home to First Presbyterian and installed with further restorative repairs by Bond.

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

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