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St. Mary's R.C. Church
15 Clark Street
Auburn, New York 13021

Gallery organ

OHS Database ID 8436.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 397, 2010-11-07.

OHS Convention Organ, 2014.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 15, 2010.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 26 stops. 30 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.


  • The original builder was Carl Barckhoff (1896). (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1997 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Assisted by David Jackson. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2013-10-10

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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  • Typed Specification. Source: from OHS 2018 Convention website
    Auburn, New York
    St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
    Carl Barckhoff   1890                       2 manuals, 26 stops, 30 ranks
             GREAT ORGAN                          SWELL ORGAN
         16' Open Diapason       58           16' Bourdon             58
          8' Open Diapason       58            8' Open Diapason       58
          8' Doppel Flute        58            8' Geigen Diapason     58
          8' Gamba               58            8' Stopped Diapason    58
          8' Dulciana            58            8' Salicional          58
          4' Principal           58            4' Fugara              58
          4' Flute Traverso      58            4' Flute Harmonic      58
          3' Twelfth             58            2' Piccolo             58
          2' Fifteenth           58               Cornet III         174
             Mixture III        174            8' Oboe and Bassoon    58
          8' Trumpet             58
                                                  PEDAL ORGAN
             MECHANICALS                      16' Open Diapason       27
             Tremulant                        16' Bourdon             27
             6 Combinations - Swell            8' Flute               27
             6 Combinations - Great            8'[Violoncello         27
             Swell to Great (drawknob)        16'[Trombone            27*
             Great to Pedal (On/Off pistons)      * added 2017
             Swell to Pedal (On/Off pistons)
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2018-06-22]
  • Click Here Typed Specification. Source: from OHS 2018 Convention website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.