Pipe Organ Database

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J. W. Steere & Sons (Opus 359, 1893)

Location:

St. John's Episcopal Church
Centre County
Bellefonte, PA 16823 US
Organ ID: 6351

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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
  • 15 ranks. 2 manuals. 17 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 17
  • 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 November 16, 2012:

Updated through online information from filip cerny. -- As of November 2012. Other than the addition of slide tuners on the pipework, this organ is original and intact, including all leather components. Gussets are starting to fail. Confirmed by visual inspection.

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 1981

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

All manual stops but Gt. 16' Bourdon and 8' Open Diapason enclosed in swell.

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:

Keydesk and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Chancel and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Keydesk and Pedalboard: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Builder's Name Stencil: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

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