Pipe Organ Database

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A. B. Felgemaker Co. (Opus 640, 1897)

Location:

St. John's Lutheran Church
Springfield, OH US
Organ ID: 25237

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • 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: Slider
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 05, 2017:

Updated by J. A. Hefner, listing conversations with this person as the source of the information: Aaron M. Tellers.
According to Aaron M. Tellers (Tellers Organ Co.), this is ABF Opus 640.

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

Database Manager on February 15, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ may have been later electrified. But pipes from it survive in the 1995 Bunn=Minnick pipe organ now in the church.

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

Instrument Images:

Organist M. A. Snyder at Felgemaker console: Photo in 1939 Springfield newspaper article feature, courtesy of J. A. Hefner. Taken on 1939-07-30

Felgemaker pipes before Bunn=Minnick alteration: Photo in church history, ca. 1980s, courtesy of J. A. Hefner (ca. 1980s).

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