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Carl Barckhoff [Sr] (1883)

Location:

St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church
9th and Spear Streets
Logansport, IN 46947 US
Organ ID: 68

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • 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
  • 2 manuals. 21 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 21
  • 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.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 13, 2007:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- 8-foot Trumpet added to Great by Jean-Paul Buzard in 2004. This was copied from the same stop on another Barckhoff instrument in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lancaster, PA.

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

Database Manager on July 15, 2007:

According to the article in the 2007 Organ Atlas: Some tonal modifications in 1946, mechanical replacements by Wicks following 1996 water damage, recent restoration work by Buzard.

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 <i>2007 Organ Atlas: Central Indiana Region</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Technical Description of the Organ: Open In New Tab Report by Keith Williams
Document created on 2009-03-09
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

The Once and Future 2': Open In New Tab Article by Keith Williams
Document created on 2009-03-09
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Further Information about the 1883 Barckhoff Organ in St. James Lutheran, Logansport, Indiana: Open In New Tab Monograph by Gerald Frank
Document created on 2013-07-18
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Keydesk: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: ; digital image by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

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