Pipe Organ Database

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Wangerin-Weickhardt Co. (1911ca.)

Location:

St. John Lutheran Church
508 E. Elk Street
Hooper, NE 68031 US
Organ ID: 50683

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is playable, but not in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 9 ranks. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 10 registers.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 10
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 13, 2012:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on December 11, 2012:

Updated through online information from Chase M. Becker.

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

Database Manager on December 09, 2012:

Information from Chase Becker -- congregation disbanded in June of 2012.

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

Database Manager on November 26, 2012:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Chase Becker, based on personal knowledge of the organ. --

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console November 19, 2012
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Chase M. Becker. Taken on 2012-11-19

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Chase M. Becker. Taken on 2012-11-19

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chase M. Becker. Taken on 2012-11-19

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