Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

St. James Organ Co. (1990after)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 74, 1912)

Location:

St. James Catholic Church
218 W. 12th St.
Vancouver, WA 98660 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 50807

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on October 01, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 17 ranks. 999 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 15 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers 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
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 15
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 16, 2015:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The Swell III Plein Jeu 2' is from the 1952 Kilgen Opus 7642 formerly at St. Augustine's RC in Spokane, Washington. It is pitched at 2-2/3', not 2'.

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

Database Manager on November 02, 2013:

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 March 10, 2013:

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 31, 2012:

This entry describes alterations to an existing organ. Identified by James R. Stettner, 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 copied from the console December 28, 2012
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2013-03-18

This instrument has been viewed 176 times.