Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 328, 1863)

Exhibited in the 1981, 1992 OHS convention(s)

Location:

Elm Street Congregational Church
31 Elm Street
Bucksport, ME 04416 US
Organ ID: 6253

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on October 06, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 14 ranks. 666 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 stops. 14 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a floor-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: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 17
  • Registers: 14
  • 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 terraced/stepped 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 June 27, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Barbara Fenlason, Music Director.

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

Database Manager on September 26, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- 3-sectional case with 17 pipes arranged: 5-7-5. Facade pipes once stenciled, now painted gold. Case likely once faux-grained. Now painted white. The Swell is essentially 39 notes with an unenclosed, 17-note 8' St. Diap'n Bass and 4' Principal Bass.

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:

Hitchdown Swell replaced by balanced Swell, and horizontal shades made vertical. Renovated by Andover 1963, #R-22, 2-14. Historic Organs Recital 27 Aug 1988.

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.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from the 1992 <i>Organ Handbook</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in choir gallery: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-04-19

Organ case in choir gallery: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-04-19

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