Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1908)

Location:

St. Joseph R.C. Church / St. Paul the Apostle R.C. Church
301 8th Street
Calumet, MI 49913 US
Organ ID: 3836

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 17 ranks. 2 manuals. 17 stops.
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: 2
  • Stops: 17
  • Position: Detached, reversed keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 21, 2016:

Updated through online information from Rev. Eric E. Olson.
You have the picture of the interior of St. Joseph Church in Lake Linden, Michigan on this page.

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

Database Manager on May 15, 2014:

Updated through online information from Janet Anuta Dalquist. -- The organ is in fine condition. Recitals were last played on 2011 by Christina Harmon (for the Pine Mountain Music Festival) and 2013 by Father Corbin Eddy (as part of a concert with a choral group)

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

Database Manager on November 16, 2007:

Updated through online information from Mike Maksimchuk.

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

Database Manager on November 05, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Dedicated May 31, 1908

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 1976.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Was St. Joseph's R. C. (Slovenian). Several R. C. churches merged to form St. Paul's using the St. Joseph's building. Tubular pedal.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from console photos by Joe Granger: Open In New Tab Typed specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Keydesk, circa 2005: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

Pedalboard, circa 2005: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Douglas Craw. Taken on 2018-07-13

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Douglas Craw. Taken on 2018-07-13

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Douglas Craw. Taken on 2018-07-13

Manuals: Photograph by Douglas Craw. Taken on 2018-07-13

Facade: Photograph by Douglas Craw. Taken on 2018-07-13

Chancel and Altar: Photograph by Douglas Craw. Taken on 2018-07-13

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