Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1280, 1920's)

Location:

Trinity Methodist Church
Augusta Blvd. & Menard Ave.
Chicago (Beverly Hills), IL US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 13728

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on August 14, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 12 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Austin Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 14, 2022.
Database Manager on August 16, 2015:

Updated through online information from Martin Hill. -- The organ in Moody Bible Institute room 101 (choir room) contains many pipes from this instrument.

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:

Organ chambers visible on either side of front gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1930's

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