Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Edward Lye & Sons (1899)

Location:

Newburgh United Church
339 Academy Street
Newburgh, ON K0K 2S0 CA
Organ ID: 7528

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Andrew Henderson on July 03, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 12 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 13
  • 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 flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Andrew Henderson on July 03, 2020.
Andrew Henderson on July 03, 2020:

Organ restored by Fred Knapton, Jr., in 2014.

We received the most recent update for this note from Andrew Henderson on July 03, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Beautiful mahogany casework.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on July 03, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Choir loft: Photograph by David Rankine, submitted by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2020-06-21

Console: Photograph by David Rankine, submitted by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2020-06-21

Left stop jamb: Photograph by David Rankine, submitted by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2020-06-21

Right stop jamb: Photograph by David Rankine, submitted by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2020-06-21

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by David Rankine, submitted by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2020-06-21

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