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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1279, 1924)

Location:

First Methodist Church
100 McGaughey St.
Dyersburg, TN 38024 US
Organ ID: 11522

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 Jeff Scofield on December 23, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 20 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 20 stops. 28 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Great, Swell, Choir, Echo and Pedal:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on December 23, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 28
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on December 23, 2020.
Database Manager on December 17, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Austin Organs, Inc., via Justin Little: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on December 23, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2001

Chancel and organ chamber: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-03-03

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