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Augustus Backus (1848ca.)

Location:

St. Peter's Apostle, Lutheran
Rhinebeck, NY 12572 US
Old Stone Church
Organ ID: 550

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 1 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 9
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
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 October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1983.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

[Dates for this organ given as 1844, 1860, in various sources.] Restored by Gordon Auchincloss 1979 (bellows releathered). Lutheran church closed bet. 1936 and 1960. Bldg. used for concerts in 1980's. By 1996 bldg. was Grace Bible Fellowship. Compass GG to f3/13n Ped with permanent pulldowns.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The builder did not use opus numbers to identify his work, but the catalog number S-62 was assigned to this instrument by E. T. Schmitt and may be used for reference.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
The Bicentennial Tracker, 1876, p. 74: Open In New Tab Original document from Scot Huntington. Originally published 2017-03-01
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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