Austin Organ Co. (Opus 494, 1914)

Location:

St. Luke's Hospital
San Francisco, CA US
Chapel
Organ ID: 13930

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Hospitals, retirement/nursing homes, etc.
  • 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
  • 2 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Austin Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 9
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Vic Ferrer on March 28, 2021.
Vic Ferrer on March 29, 2021:

I visited the organ on 03/26/21. The instrument is playing. It needs some basic cleaning and maintenance. But otherwise in decent condition.

We received the most recent update for this note from Vic Ferrer on March 29, 2021.

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.
console photographs taken 11/15/2019: Open In New Tab Original document from Arthur Omura. Originally published 2019-11-25
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on November 25, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Chapel Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Myron Chapman. Taken on 2015-05-24

Gallery and Pipe Facades: Photograph by Myron Chapman. Taken on 2015-05-24

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Myron Chapman. Taken on 2015-05-24

Manuals and Stop Keys: Photograph by Myron Chapman. Taken on 2015-05-24

Stop rail: Photograph by Vic Ferrer. Taken on 2021-03-26

Facade at mezzanine gallery: Photograph by Vic Ferrer. Taken on 2021-03-26

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Vic Ferrer. Taken on 2021-03-26

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