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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 262-A, 1950)

Originally The Ernest M. Skinner Co. (Opus 262, 1916)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
Duluth, MN US
Organ ID: 22421

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on November 17, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 29 ranks. 1,665 pipes. 3 manuals. 38 stops. 29 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Ronald Crowl on December 07, 2021.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 38
  • Registers: 29
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on November 17, 2021:

After peaking at around 2,000 members in the 1950's, the church had around 100 members in 2016; an 3-manual Austin stopkey console was added in 1974.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on November 17, 2021.

Database Manager on December 25, 2005:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Tonal replacements, additions and releathering of E. M. Skinner Opus 262 (1916).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Courtesy of Allen Kinzey from shop files: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on November 17, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Facade Pipes: Photograph by Doug Knabe. Taken on 2017-07-23

Church interior, pipe façade and console: Photograph from an archival source: duluthnewstribune.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. ca.2016

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: perfectduluthday.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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