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Schaefer Organ Company (Opus 159, 1939)

Location:

Holy Ghost Catholic Church
305 W Main St.
Dickeyville, WI 53808 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 65982

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on July 22, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 6 ranks. 390 pipes. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 6 stops. 12 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Schaefer Organ Company
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 22, 2020.

Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Schaefer Organ Company
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 22, 2020.
Main (Gallery):
  • Built by Schaefer Organ Company
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 6
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Setterboard (remote or in console).
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on July 22, 2020.
Jim Stettner on July 21, 2020:

Identified through online information from Jaret Schroeder who visited the organ on July 20, 2020. --

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on July 21, 2020.
Stoplist copied from detailed console photos taken July 20, 2020: Open In New Tab Originally published July 21, 2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on July 22, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case and facade pipes: Photograph by Jaret Schroeder, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-07-20

Organ case and console in rear gallery: Photograph by Jaret Schroeder, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-07-20

Console: Great stops: Photograph by Jaret Schroeder, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-07-20

Console: Swell stops: Photograph by Jaret Schroeder, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-07-20

Console: Pedal stops: Photograph by Jaret Schroeder, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-07-20

Console: Great & Pedal setterboard: Photograph by Jaret Schroeder, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-07-20

Console: Swell & Pedal setterboard: Photograph by Jaret Schroeder, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-07-20

Console: Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Jaret Schroeder, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-07-20

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