Pipe Organ Database

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Wisconsin Pipe Organ Factory (1903)

Location:

St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church
St. Cloud P. O. RR #3, Stearns Co.
St. Augusta, MN 56301 US
Organ ID: 1260

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 14 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 30, 2010:

Updated through online information from Josh Sellner. -- Console is detached and reversed. Has original feeders and feeder crank wheel.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console March 21, 2009
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Josh Sellner. Taken on 2009-03-21

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph by Josh Sellner. Taken on 2009-03-21

Facade: Photograph by Josh Sellner. Taken on 2009-03-21

Organ and detached, reversed console: Photograph by Josh Sellner. Taken on 2009-03-21

Console from the right: Photograph by Josh Sellner. Taken on 2009-03-21

Manuals and stops: Photograph by Josh Sellner. Taken on 2009-03-21

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Josh Sellner. Taken on 2009-03-21

Hand-winding crank: Photograph by Josh Sellner. Taken on 2009-03-21

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