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Pipe Organs Inc. (1999)

Originally Layton Organs, Inc. (1985)

Location:

Trinity Lutheran Church
1226 1st Ave. N
Great Falls, MT 59401 US
Organ ID: 25839

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Direct electric
  • 24 ranks. 1,324 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 24 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 24
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible 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 April 28, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This was a redesign of the wind system to alleviate the problem of sagging wind. The original schwimmers utilized a little interior curtain valve which was constantly going out of adjustment or breaking and causing the pipes to be starved for wind. The Pedal 16' Subbass pipes had no independent source of regulation...being winded from the Great chest. New OSI schwimmers were installed with pantograph assemblies. And the Pedal 16' Subbass was provided with a used regulator of its own to stabilize the wind.

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

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