The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 1687, 1927)

Location:

Rose City Park Presbyterian Church
Sandy Blvd. @ NE 44th Ave.
Portland, OR 97213 US
Organ ID: 25349

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Wurlitzer
  • 3 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 21, 2017:

Information from Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. II by David L. Junchen. (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989)
Wurlitzer "Style Special" - voiced on 8" wind
Factory date: July 29, 1927

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

Database Manager on July 13, 2010:

Updated through online information from Stanley R. Clarke. -- Organ removed, dispersed. Replaced by electronic.

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

Database Manager on February 28, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Original installation.

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

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