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Henry Erben (1850ca.)

Location:

St. Patrick Catholic Church
Lagro, IN 46941 US
Organ ID: 4718

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous 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: Slider
  • 6 ranks. 1 manuals.
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
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
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 July 16, 2007:

Restored 2004 by Hal Gober. 2007 OHS Convention venue.

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

Database Manager on July 16, 2007:

According to the article in the 2007 Organ Atlas, this is possibly an Erben built in 1851 for St. Paul Episcopal in La Porte, Indiana.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Unplayable. G compass (no AA#); one-octave pull-down pedals not original.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From 2007 convention program
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Church Exterior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Stopknob: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Stopknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Stopknobs - side view: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

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