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Kilgen Organ Co. (1957)

Location:

St. John's Lutheran Church
99 Church St.
Hamburg, PA 19526 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 11126

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on November 08, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Kilgen Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on November 08, 2020.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Dedicated 20 Oct 1957.

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

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior with organ at front, left.: Photograph from an archival source: Cover of the 75th Anniversary Program for the 1898 edifice., submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. After 1957

Chancel and facade: Photograph from an archival source: Postcard scanned by William Dunklin, submitted by Will Dunklin.

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