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Barton Organ Co. (1926)

Location:

Colonial Theatre
Milwaukee, WI US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 69248

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • 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 September 27, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 10 ranks. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 10 stops.
Great (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Barton Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021.

Accompaniement (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Barton Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021.

Solo (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Barton Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Barton Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 10
  • Position: Console on lift.
  • 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: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console on lift: Unknown photographer. Photograph courtesy of George W. Jenista, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1920's

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