The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Trumbull Avenue Presbyterian / Pilgrim Church of Bethel Ministries
1435 Brainard St.
Detroit, Michigan 48208

OHS Database ID 3338.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 179, 1995-08-12.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 16, 2013.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 30 registers. 29 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 1995 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Building was Trumbull Avenue Presbyterian. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from John Speller. (Database Manager. June 16, 2013)

Online Documents

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Organ Facade. Photo from Pinterest, courtesy of Andrew Clark (October 2018)

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  • OHS Organ Handbook 1995 (Lower Michigan), p. 123.
    Trumbull Avenue Presbyterian / Pilgrim Church of Bethel Ministries, Detroit, Michigan
    G. Wood & Son Co., Northville, Michigan, 1889
    16'     Double Open Diapason          58w&m
    8'      Open Diapason                 58m
    8'      Melodia                       58w
    8'      Viola di Gamba                58m
    8'      Dulciana                      58m
    4'      Octave                        58m
    4'      Flute d' Amour                58w&m
    2 2/3'  Twelfth                       58m
    2'      Fifteenth                     58m
            Mixture III                  174m
    8'      Trumpet                       58m
    Swell: (enclosed)
    16'     Bourdon Treble [TC]           46w
    16'     Bourdon Bass                  12w
    8'      Open Diapason                 58m
    8'      Stopped Diapason              58w&m
    8'      Salicional                    58m
    8'      Aeoline                       58m
    4'      Violina                       58m
    4'      Flute Harmonic                58m
    2'      Flautino                      58m
            Dolce Cornet III             174m
    8'      Cornopean                     58m
    8'      Oboe & Bassoon                58m
    16'     Double Open Diapason          27w
    16'     Bourdon                       27w
    8'      Violoncello                   27m
            Swell to Great
            Great to Pedal
            Swell to Pedal
            Blower's Signal
            Pedal Check
    Pedal Movements:
            4 unlabelled composition pedals
              Gr. piano, forte
              Sw. piano, forte
            Great to Pedal (reversible)
            Balanced Swell Pedal
     [Received from John Speller 2013-06-15.]
  • Click Here OHS Organ Handbook 1995 (Lower Michigan), p. 123. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.