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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 407, 1867)

Location:

St. John the Baptist R. C. Church
315 N. Constitution Ave
New Freedom, PA US
Historic Church
Organ ID: 55269

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 8 ranks. 434 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 9
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 25
  • 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 a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 13, 2015:

Updated through online information from Evan Brickner.

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

Database Manager on June 10, 2015:

Organ relocated without any change. Identified by Evan Brickner, based on personal knowledge of the organ. --

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

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