OHS Database ID 2147.
The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 29, 2014.
Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
One manual. 1 divisions. 7 stops. 8 registers. 7 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. No pedals.
There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.
Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. Combination Action: Blind action not moving stop controls.
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|Gallery and Organ Case (2013). Photograph by Rev. Richard Wyland|
Pipe organs in Connecticut sponsored by S.L. Huntington & Co.
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Milton, Connecticut Trinity Church, Episcopal Thomas S. Hall, New York City, 1823 Compass GGG,AAA-f3, 58 notes Open Diapason common metal, from tenor-c, borrows 1-16 from St. Diap. Stop'd Diapason stopped pine, GGG-BB (16 pipes) common with Open Diap. Dulciano* stopped pine GGG-BB, common metal from tenor-c. Stands on toeboard likely intended for a Trumpet treble. Principal** stopped pine GGG-BBB borrowed from Flute(4 pipes), common metal from CC Flute stopped pine, GGG-BBB common with Principal, top 6 have pierced stoppers, on front toeboard/slider originally intended for Cornet Treble Twelfth** common metal, stands on toeboard/slider originally intended for 15th Fifteenth common metal, on front toeboard/slider originally intended for Sesquialtera Bass Bellows Signal** blower switch 1974-2013, now reconstructed from surviving pieces *Old, non-original stop label ** 2013 replicas replacing spurious labels Sliders originally intended for Cornet treble/Sesquialtera bass, divided at tenor-b/middle-c; now bored full compass, toeboard modified internally to accommodate Flute and Fifteenth instead. Stopknobs default to the ON position by springs, a notch in the stop shank locks each stop in the OFF position. Two machine stop pedals, held down by foot or latched in down position to engage. Activating the machine stop temporarily turns off only those sliders drawn into the ON position which are affected by that particular pedal, without physically moving the stop knobs. Any drawn stops so affected return to ON when the pedal is released. Mechanism reconstructed, pedals and iron action combs original. Left pedal: Disengages the Open, Stop'd, Principal, 12th, 15th (Dulciano, Flute not affected) Right pedal: Disengages the Dulciano, Principal, Flute, Twelfth, Fifteenth (Open, Stop'd not affected) Original foot treadle for operating single wedge feeder missing and not reconstructed. Double-rise reservoir; hand pumping system reconstructed in 1992 with new feeder, tell-tale indicator reconstructed in 2013 along with rear case panels. Originally cone tuned, fitted with slide tuners in 1974, 1992, and 2013. A438 @ 68 degrees 60 mm (2 3/8") pressure Reconstructed historic English temperament after Charles Padgham (1979). Front access for tuning restored following removal of swell enclosure. [Received from Scot Huntington 2014-07-08.]