Pipe Organ Database

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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4951, 1969)

Location:

Central United Presbyterian Church
726 S. 55th St.
Omaha, NE 68106 US
Organ ID: 54162

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on June 12, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 26 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 24 stops. 29 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric 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 June 12, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 29
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • 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 Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 12, 2018.
Database Manager on January 06, 2015:

The church closed at the end of 2014 and the congregation merged into First Presbyterian Church.

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 May 26, 1992
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-05-26

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-05-26

Sanctuary interior to rear, organ and exposed pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-05-26

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-05-26

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