Pipe Organ Database

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W. W. Kimball Co. (Opus 7047, 1929)

Location:

Marion Theatre
170 W. Center Street
Marion, OH 43302 US
Organ ID: 26131

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: EP unit
  • 8 ranks. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 8 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In side 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: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Registers: 8
  • 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.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 21, 2011:

Updated through online information from William Dunklin. -- The Marion Theatre building was torn down in the late 1970s or early 1980s.

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

Database Manager on May 27, 2007:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was removed in 1930 for reasons unknown, and reinstalled by the builder at radio station WAPI in Birmingham, Alabama with the 2-rank Echo division removed.

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

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