Wm. Schuelke Organ Co. (1907)

Originally Henry Erben (1850)

Location:

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
250 Market Street
Platteville, WI 53818 US
Organ ID: 284

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 1 manuals. 5 stops.
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: 1
  • Stops: 5
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 99
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 17, 2012:

Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- 4' Flute is only 39 pipes from tenor f.

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

Database Manager on January 22, 2011:

Updated through online information from Rick Erickson. -- Walnut case approx. 12 feet high, 5feet 3inches wide, and 3 feet 3 inches deep. Pipes in case are of wood, half round with flat backs. All speaking pipework now enclosed.

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

Database Manager on October 17, 2010:

Posted to PIPORG-L October 17, 2010 by David Bohn: -- "Built originally for Trinity Episcopal Church in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, and relocated to Platteville by the Schuelke Brothers in 1907, the organ was restored in 2009 by Larry Marowsky. ...
The specification of the organ is:
Open Diapason Treble (8' pitch from tenor f, 39 pipes)
Dulciana Treble (8' pitch from tenor f, 39 pipes)
Stop'd Diapason Bass (8' pitch from Low C to tenor e, 17 pipes)
Principal (4' pitch, 56 pipes)
Flute (4' pitch, chimney flute from tenor f, 39 pipes)"

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Christ Church, Mineral Point. [Has this been moved to another church?]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from console, winter 1972
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by Jesse Green. Taken on 2012-05-04

Upper casework, Spring 1972.: Photograph by Rick Erickson.

Full casework, Spring 1972.: Photograph by Rick Erickson.

Keydesk, Spring 1972.: Photograph by Rick Erickson.

Keydesk being folded-up, Spring 1972.: Photograph by Rick Erickson.

Keydesk in folded-up position, Spring 1972.: Photograph by Rick Erickson.

Pipework, Spring 1972.: Photograph by Rick Erickson.

Pipework, Spring 1972.: Photograph by Rick Erickson.

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