W. W. Kimball Co. (Opus 7066, 1931)

Exhibited in the 2022 OHS convention(s)

Location:

First Congregational Church
444 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215 US
Organ ID: 2998

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 Paul R. Marchesano on August 12, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 66 ranks. 4,407 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 73 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 73
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital 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
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 14, 2016:

Updated through online information from Kevin Jones.

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

Database Manager on May 10, 2015:

Updated through online information from Richard Harrold.

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

Database Manager on February 22, 2013:

Updated through online information from Kevin Jones.

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

Database Manager on October 19, 2005:

Online update from Michael Lauffer -- Peebles-Herzog did a complete restoration of this instrument, finishing last year (2004).

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:

On left side of chancel. Echo at right rear of gallery. Not in best of shape in 1996.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From 2009 AIO convention brochure: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2022.
From 1938 Kimball catalog, via Morel & Associates: Open In New Tab Interior of church
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on July 04, 2022.
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Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Kevin Jones, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-03-27

Chancel, chamber grillework and console: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-25

Chancel, console and chambers: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-25

Chancel, console and chamber grillework: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-25

Console: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-25

Church exterior: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-25

Console: Photograph by Eric Plutz, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-10-30

Console: Photograph by Robert Russell, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-10-11

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Robert Russell, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-10-11

Console: Great, Choir, & Solo stops: Photograph by Robert Russell, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-10-11

Console: Swell, Echo, & Pedal stops: Photograph by Robert Russell, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-10-11

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