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Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 528, 1879)

Exhibited in the 2014 OHS convention

Location:

First Baptist Church
21 State Rd.
Skaneateles, NY 13152 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 6751

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on December 20, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 15 ranks. 827 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops. 17 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wm. Johnson & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on December 20, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wm. Johnson & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on December 20, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wm. Johnson & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on December 20, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Wm. Johnson & Son
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 17
  • 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: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on December 20, 2021.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1984.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Relocated from Presbyterian, Skaneateles, NY 1920s.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database: Open In New Tab Originally published 1997
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on December 20, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Chancel, Organ Case, and Keydesk: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-10-10

Organ at front of church: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2017-05-05

Organ in front: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2017-05-05

Organ case: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2017-05-05

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2017-05-05

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