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Moline Organ Co. (1891)

Location:

Amelia Presbyterian
(Amelia Court House?)
Amelia, VA 23002 US
Organ ID: 3423

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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
  • 12 ranks. 1 manuals. 9 stops. 10 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 10
  • 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 hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal row above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on February 24, 2022:

The relocation and rebuild was Taylor & Boody Op. 1 (1969).

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on February 24, 2022.

Database Manager on September 29, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff McConnaughey. -- I grew up in Amelia and was friends with George Taylor when this organ was moved and rebuilt. Rudolph von Beckerath voiced the principal chorus as a favor to George. This is an exquisite instrument.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From First (later Porter Street) Presbyterian, Manchester (later annexed to Richmond), VA. Rebuilt Geo. Taylor 1969, 1-13. Stoplist in Richmond.

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

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