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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 316, 1920)

Location:

First Lutheran Church
415 Vine Street
Johnstown, PA US
Organ ID: 36730

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original 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: EP pitman
  • 39 ranks. 2,743 pipes. 4 manuals. 35 stops. 41 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Registers: 41
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 25, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- 2013 article in the online edition of the Johnstown Tribune Democrat reports that much of the 3,000-pipe instrument and the console that operates it have been rehabilitated over the past several years. The project cost $90,000. Filip Jakob Cerny, an organ builder from the Czech Republic, was hired first as a maintenance technician then eventually contracted to rebuild the organ.

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

Database Manager on October 04, 2008:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Designed by John Bell; dedication recital by Gordon Balch Nevin, May 13, 1922; no information.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Diapason</i>, May 1922
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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