Pipe Organ Database

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Unknown Builder (1940)

Originally E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 326, 1866)

Location:

Foss Street Methodist
Biddeford, ME 04005 US
Organ ID: 9354

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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 with direct-electric pull-downs (externally mounted)
  • 30 ranks. 3 manuals. 27 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with direct-electric pull-downs (externally mounted) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 27
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 02, 2008:

Opus 326 installed in Pine Street COngragational, Lewiston, Maine 1866; rebuilt and electrified by Hook-Hastings, 1923. Relocated here by unidentified builder ca. 1940. Church closed in 1999, and organ placed in storage. Pipes used by Quimby in new organ, St. John's Episcopal, Quincy, Illinois, 2006.

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

Database Manager on February 02, 2008:

Opus 326 installed in Pine Street COngragational, Lewiston, Maine 1866; rebuilt and electrified by Hook-Hastings, 1923. Relocated here by unidentified builder ca. 1940. Church closed in 1999, and organ placed in storage. Pipes used by Quimby in new organ, St. John's Episcopal, Quincy, Illinois, 2006.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was E. & G. G. Hook (c. 1865).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Attribution of original as c. 1865 Hook is probably in 1963 convention booklet.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

A 2m., 1852 E. L. Holbrook organ was moved from this church in 1942 to the Methodist Church in Orrington, ME according to OH 1981:85. From the photograph, it appeared to be in the front center of the church. Where was the above instrument then?

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 Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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