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Lye Organ Co. (1949)

Originally Edward Lye & Sons (1922)

Location:

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
24 Clairmont Street
Thorold, ON L2V 1R3 CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 68124

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Andrew Henderson on April 16, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 11 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops.
Main:
  • Built by Lye Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Andrew Henderson on April 16, 2021.
Taken from church records: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Andrew Henderson on April 16, 2021.

Instrument Images:

1949 Lye Organ Console, Donald Muir Henderson, organist: Photograph by Unknown, submitted by Andrew Henderson. Taken approx. circa 1953

Organ case and choir loft: Photograph by Personal collection , submitted by Andrew Henderson. Taken approx. c. 1953

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