Pipe Organ Database

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Hinners Organ Co. (1919)

Location:

Forreston Reformed Church
501 Third Avenue
Forreston, IL 61030 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 23782

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Davis Folkerts on July 17, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 10 ranks. 567 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops. 10 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 16
  • Registers: 10
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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, AGO standard placement.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 07, 2006:

Identified through information from Davis Folkerts.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist and full description
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

My memory of playing this instrument regularly 1950-1956 and frequently thereafter: Open In New Tab I apparently did not include the stop list when first listing this instrument. I know all names to be accurate. Originally published 7/17/2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Davis Folkerts on July 17, 2020.

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