Pipe Organ Database

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Granville Wood & Son (1889)

Location:

Trumbull Avenue Presbyterian / Pilgrim Church of Bethel Ministries
1435 Brainard St.
Detroit, MI 48208 US
Organ ID: 3339

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Nondenominational Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 29 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 26 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 30
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • 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 horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
William M. Worden on September 09, 2020:

The Pilgrim congregation collapsed after the death of it founder. As of September, 2020, the building is for sale and essentially abandoned. The organ must be considered at risk.+

We received the most recent update for this note from William M. Worden on September 09, 2020.

Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on June 16, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Speller.

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 1995

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Building was Trumbull Avenue Presbyterian.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab OHS Organ Handbook 1995 (Lower Michigan), p. 123.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
An Organ Recital: Open In New Tab Detroit Free Press, October 26, 1889, page 5
Document created on 1889-10-26
We received the most recent update for this document from William M. Worden on September 11, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Facade: Photo from Pinterest, courtesy of Andrew Clark (October 2018).

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