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Bond Pipe Organs Inc. (1985)

Originally Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1890)

Location:

St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church
1280 NW Saltzman Rd.
Portland, OR 97229 US
Organ ID: 9857

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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
  • 12 ranks. 629 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 12
  • 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 terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 11, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This was the relocation, refurbishing, and reinstallation of the existing Geo. Kilgen & Sons organ from the parish's former edifice. Quarter-sawn oak case. Seventeen gold-painted pipes en façade. The Swell Tremolo is on a hitch-down foot lever to the left of the expression pedal.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Geo. Kilgen & Son (1890).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

OCH from House of Prayer, St. Louis, MO 1976. Installed in St. Pius X's earlier building c. 1976 by Dean Applegate, Harley Perkins and Joseph Smith. Moved into a new building by Richard Bond in 1985.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console February 7, 1990
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2006-06-20

Keydesk: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2006-06-20

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