Pipe Organ Database

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J. C. Taylor (& Co.) (1982)

Originally Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 462, 1875)
Exhibited in the 2009 OHS convention

Location:

First Congregational Church UCC
431 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870 US
Organ ID: 6603

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 Brad Engelland on December 29, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 26 ranks. 2 manuals. 23 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 23
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 17, 2008:

Two composition pedals.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Built for St. Paul's Episcopal, Marquette, MI; to St. Ignatius Loyola R. C., Houghton, MI 1908; to James Kvale residence, Long Prairie, MN in 1976. Moved here c. 1981 and installed behind facade of Austin Op. 723 (1917).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from <i>Organ Atlas 2009 • The City of Cleveland and Northern Ohio</i> (OHS Press): Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

Keydesk: Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

"Swell shoe, composition pedals": Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

Dome: Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

Right stop jamb: Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

Left stop jamb: Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

Organ: Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

Manuals and nameplate: Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

Organ: Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

Church interior: Photograph by Bill Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-03-31

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