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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2523, 1970)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 364, 1912)

Location:

First Congregational United Church of Christ
502 North Jackson Street
Charles City, IA 50616 US
Organ ID: 13603

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • 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 July 09, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 24 ranks. 1,360 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 24 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 24
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on July 09, 2021.
Jeff Scofield on July 09, 2021:

The organ is placed in the right front corner on its own elevated platform surrounded by an open grille.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on July 09, 2021.

Jeff Scofield on July 09, 2021:

The original sanctuary was damaged beyond repair by a tornado; Austin rebuilt and tonally revamped the existing 1912 Austin Op. 364 in the new sanctuary.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on July 09, 2021.

Database Manager on October 21, 2012:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene.

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

Database Manager on October 21, 2012:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene.

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.
Taken from THE DIAPASON September 1970: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on July 09, 2021.

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