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Henry Pilcher's Sons (Opus 106, 1896)

Location:

First Baptist Church
311 N. Thornton Avenue
Dalton, GA 30720 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 3153

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist 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
  • 5 ranks. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 6 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: 2
  • Stops: 6
  • 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 with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 17, 2007:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Restored by A. E. Schleuter in 1990; the organ, with beautifully-stenciled facade pipes, stands in the front of the room in front of the existing organ screen.

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 1998

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Removed to a home when church constructed new building c. 1945. Returned for use in chapel c. 1960. Originally had a trifold reservoir, alter to bifold, then rebuilt to trifold by Schleuter, who also restored the original stenciling and case finish in 1990.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From A.E. Schlueter website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Keydesk from left: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-07-22

Keydesk: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-01

Chapel interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-01

Chancel and organ case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-01

Organ case and stenciled pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-01

Closeup of stenciled pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-01

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-01

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-01

Pilcher nameplate: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-01

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