Pipe Organ Database

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Unknown Builder (1907)

Originally E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 173, 1854)

Location:

United Methodist
755 Main St.
Westbrook, ME 04092 US
Organ ID: 5514

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 26 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 23 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 23
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 20
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 07, 2014:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was restored by David E, Wallace & Co., LLC and reinstalled in 2009 at Church of Our Lady & St Rochus in Boom, Belgium.

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

Database Manager on December 16, 2007:

Updated through information from Harold Stover: Removed and placed in storage by David Wallace; for sale in 2007.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1992

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From State Street Congregational, Portland, ME (3-33s). Removed from there in 1892. Stored. Moved here in 1907. Restored by Wallace in 1984. 2nd Great Op. Diap 8' was never installed. In 1963 was said to be the oldest unaltered 3m. organ in New England.

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

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1964-12-13

Church exterior: Photograph by John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1964-12-13

Church exterior: Photograph by John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1973-07-24

Sanctuary interior; gallery view: Photograph in the private collection of John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1963-03-05

Sanctuary interior; gallery view: Photograph by John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1973-07-24

Organ case: Photograph by John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1973-07-24

Keydesk from right: Photograph by John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1973-07-24

Manuals and stops from left: Photograph by John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1973-07-24

Manuals and stops from right: Photograph by John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1973-07-24

Great pipes: 8' Trumpet: Photograph by John E. Kenderdine, Jr.. Taken on 1973-07-24

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