Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1198, 1924)

Location:

Scottish Rite Masonic Center
110 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 13567

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lodges and Clubs
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 36 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • 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.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 02, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is installed in ceiling chambers above the auditorium, and is reported to have cost $15,000.00.

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

Database Manager on January 08, 2005:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 31, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm.

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

Instrument Images:

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Ty Prewitt. Taken on 2015-11-05

Console: Photograph by Ty Prewitt. Taken on 2015-11-05

Console: Photograph by Ty Prewitt. Taken on 2015-11-05

Manuals and Pedalboard: Photograph by Ty Prewitt. Taken on 2015-11-11

Austin Logo: Photograph by Ty Prewitt. Taken on 2015-11-05

Organ Interior: Photograph by Ty Prewitt. Taken on 2015-11-05

Pipework: Photograph by Ty Prewitt. Taken on 2015-11-05

Pipework: Photograph by Ty Prewitt. Taken on 2015-11-05

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