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Adam Stein, (Organ Works) (1900ca.)

Location:

Immaculate Conception R.C. Church / The Grand Halle on Broad Street
308 Broad Street
Johnstown, PA US
Organ ID: 4544

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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
  • 32 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery 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
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection, vacuum.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 02, 2012:

Updated through online information from Kim Rauch. -- Tracker action has been removed and replaced with electromagnetic. Slider chests remain mechanical. The organ will be featured in the new repurposed space called The Grand Hall on Broad Street. The former Immaculate Conception RC church parish has been consolidated with other local parishes. Now the venue is available for concerts, recitals, receptions, and social gatherings. The new management highly respects the organ for its historical and tonal value.

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

Database Manager on June 21, 2009:

Updated through online information from Ernie Dipko.

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

Database Manager on December 04, 2008:

Updated through online information from Joseph Rulli. -- This is fine instrument that is now in grave danger. The Altoona - Johnstown Diocese is closing the church as of June 30, 2009. The destruction of this instrument would be a great loss.

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 1977

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Damaged in a flood c. 1977, apparently minor. Not water damage.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist and notes from Cullie Mowers
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Notes and description from Cullie Mowers: Open In New Tab Document created on 2000-01-01
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ in rear gallery of The Grand Halle: Photograph from an archival source: Grand Halle Facebook Page, submitted by Joseph Rulli . Taken on 2020-07-10

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