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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1107, 1920s)

Location:

Windsor Park Presbyterian Church
Chicago, IL US
Organ ID: 13690

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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 Database Manager on May 25, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 9 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 25, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 25, 2018.
Database Manager on January 25, 2013:

Updated through online information from Rick Erickson. -- The thunder machine was added later. The thunder machine, sheet is 2 x 6 ft of sheet metal. It was used each Good Friday for many years in the choir's performance of Dubois' Seven Last Words.

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:

Thunder machine, Winter 1987.: Photograph by Rick Erickson.

Thunder machine, Winter 1987.: Photograph by Rick Erickson.

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