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Balcom and Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. (Opus 841RB, 1979)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1286, 1925)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
Cheyenne, WY US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 48176

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 27 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Exposed pipes visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 15, 2011:

Identified through on-line information from Bryan Dunnewald.

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

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-14

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-14

Left chancel facade: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-14

Console and right chancel facade: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-14

Front, right grille with Pedal pipes: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-14

Rebuilder's nameplate: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-14

Console: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-14

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