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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 488, 1869)

Location:

Woodside Presbyterian Church
10 Erie Street
Troy, NY 12180 US
Organ ID: 6647

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 17 ranks. 876 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 16 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case 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
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 16
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • 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 02, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on July 22, 2005:

According to a story in the July 19 edition of the Albany, New York Times Union, the church closed in 2003, ownership of the organ reverted to the Presbytery, and a Mennonite Congregation in Kansas bought the organ. It was removed from Woodside Presbyterian July 18, 2005.

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 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

[On Hook list as Woodside Episcopal.] Compass 58/27. Combination pedals were removed when balanced Swell pedal replaced rachet pedal. Altered by Andover 1967.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from Charles Kegg
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-07-01

Ornate door hinges: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-07-01

Organ: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-07-01

Central facade and ornate swellbox: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-07-01

Keydesk: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-07-01

Central facade; side view: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-07-01

Facade detail: Pedal pipes, right side of case: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-07-01

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