The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Old Salem Lutheran Church
Ingleside Avenue
Catonsville, Maryland 21228

OHS Database ID 3868.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 151.

Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
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 February 21, 2005.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 8 stops. 7 ranks.


  • The original builder is unknown. Once thought a H. F. Berger. Possibly Pomplitz & Rodewald or Charles Strohl, whose name, as well as the date 1860, appears on 2 sets of pipes. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1996 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Restored by Columbia Organ Works who added 12th (provided for, but never installed) & 15th (replacing an earlier replacement). Hand pumped. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Builder Unknown, Catonsville (Baltimore), MD c. 1860.

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  • From 1991 convention box set insert
    Old Salem Lutheran Church, Ingleside Ave., Catonsville, MD
    1860 (attr.) Charles Strohl organ
    Restored 1988 by Columbia Organ Works, Columbia, PA
    Manual (54 notes):
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Stop Diapason (TF)
    8' Stop Diap. Bass
    8' Dulciana (TF)
    4' Principal
    2 2/3' Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    Pedal (18 notes):
    16' Bourdon
    Manual to Pedal
     [Received from Connor Annable 2012-02-10.]
  • Click Here From 1991 convention box set insert Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.