Pipe Organ Database

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W.B.D. Simmons & Co. (1852)

Location:

Howard Presbyterian Church
2nd St., Rincon Hill District
San Francisco, CA US
Organ ID: 9440

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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
  • 20 ranks. 2 manuals. 20 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
  • Stops: 20
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Sliding doors closed in front of keyboards. 17-note [12-note in LJS] pedal board. Manual compss 56 notes. Swell stops began at Tenor C, with a 1 stop Swell Bass (12 pipes). Moved to new building on Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts. in 1867. Moved to new building in 1896. Moved again in 1896 to new building at Oak and Baker Sts. by Felix Schoenstein. Moved within the building in 1904 by Schoenstein, who altered the organ at that time.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by Jim Lewis. Taken on 1972-06-30

Keydesk: Photograph by Jim Lewis. Taken on 1972-06-30

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