George Jardine & Son (1890)

Location:

St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
515 19th Street
Watervliet, NY 12189 US
Nave; rear gallery
Organ ID: 1951

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on November 22, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 34 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 31 stops. 32 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by George Jardine & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 22, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by George Jardine & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 22, 2022.

Choir (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by George Jardine & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 22, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by George Jardine & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 22, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by George Jardine & Son
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 31
  • Registers: 32
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Foot Trundles
  • Has Coupler Reversible Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on November 22, 2022.
Edwin H Myers Jr on November 02, 2022:

This organ was never installed in Clifton Park, New York, and is now in storage and being offered by A. David Moore of Pomfret, Vermont.

We received the most recent update for this note from Edwin H Myers Jr on November 02, 2022.

Database Manager on April 30, 2012:

Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- According to a web page on timesunion.com, Wallace Pipe Organ Co. of Gorham, Maine, under the direction of John Schreiner of Schreiner Pipe Organ Ltd. of Schenectady, removed the organ on April 25, 2012. The organ is to be installed at St. Edward the Confessor Parish in Clifton Park, NY

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

Database Manager on April 29, 2012:

Updated through online information from Bob Matthews. -- St. Patrick's R.C. church closed 9/2011. Organ removed 4/2012 by Wallace Pipe Organ Co., Gorham ME. Destined to be reinstalled at St. Edwards the Confessor R.C. Church, Clifton Park, NY.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on November 22, 2022.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2001

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Compass 56/27. [Keraulophon 98:6 shows a contract for a new organ for this church (possibly a rebuild of the Jardine, a chapel organ, or an organ that was never built?) to William J. Stuart & Bros for a $10,000 organ in 1901.]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
<i>OHS Organ Atlas of the Capital District Region 2006</i>: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on March 05, 2021.
For Sale: George Jardine & Son, 1890: Open In New Tab Descriptive brochure by David E. Wallace & Co., LLC about the organ for perspective buyers. Includes stoplist and photo.
We received the most recent update for this document from Jim Stettner on November 22, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Façade: Photograph ca. 1965, courtesy of Bob Mathews.

View of organ in balcony from above left: Photograph from an archival source: Sale notice Wallace & Co LLC, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano.

Church exterior; facade: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1906

Nave interior with organ at the rear: Photograph by Foresight Architects, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2017-07-05

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