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Charles W. McManis Co. (1973)

Originally Hinners & Albertsen (Opus 350, 1895)

Location:

Ashland United Methodist
2711 Ashland
St. Joseph, MO 64506 US
Organ ID: 1296

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original 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
  • 13 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 13 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front 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: 13
  • Registers: 13
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical 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 row above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018:
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on February 27, 2013:

Updated through online information from David Lewis.

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

Database Manager on March 05, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on October 06, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from David Lewis. -- Awarded OHS Historic Citation #350

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Trinity German Methodist which merged with Hundley Methodist in 1952 to become Ashland Methodist. at 3rd & Robidoux. Congregation moved to new bldg. 1954. Old bldg. sold to Holsey Chapel A. M. E. 1954, which was razed c. 1973. Organ purchased by Ashland Methodist c. 1973. Restored by Charles McManis, substituting 8' oboe for Sw. 16' Bourdon. Compass 61/27.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by David Lewis. Taken on 2007-08-09

Church exterior: Photograph by David Lewis. Taken on 2007-08-09

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