Pipe Organ Database

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Labagh & Kemp (1884)

Originally Henry Erben & Son (1885)
Exhibited in the 1985 OHS convention

Location:

Trinity Lutheran Church / Iglesia Luterana Manantial de Vida
7900 Nell St.
Columbia, SC 29223 US
Organ ID: 2985

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on September 22, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 14 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 16 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a floor-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 16
  • Position: Detached, reversed keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 55
  • Pedal Compass: 17
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 19, 2017:

Updated by Thomas R. Thomas, listing this web site as a source of information: ebay.com. In addition Thomas R. Thomas gave this as a source of information: Personally visited and inspected the organ May of 2017.
Main reservoir not winded, Small Schimmer on top with flex tubing to chests. Medinger or Ventus blower under main reservoir. Stopknob Klingel turns on blower.
Organ is currently unplayable and under threat of water damage or vandalism.

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

Database Manager on May 04, 2017:

Updated by Dan Stokes, naming this as the source of information: This sounds like an instrument just listed on eBay, 3/27/17.

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

Database Manager on May 04, 2017:

Updated by Thomas R. Thomas, listing this website as a source of information: ebay.com.

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

Database Manager on May 01, 2012:

Updated through online information from Susan Sturkie.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was an unknown builder (c. 1863).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1985

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

OCH from Trinity Lutheran, Avenue B & East 9th St. (Thompkins Square?), NYC. Relocated here in 1973. Installed by Morris Spearman. Reversed console. Historic Organs Recital 19 Oct 1974.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
1985 OHS Handbook: Open In New Tab Originally published June 1985
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on September 22, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Right Jamb: Photograph by Thomas R. Thomas. Taken on 2017-04-06

Organ Case: Photograph by Thomas R. Thomas. Taken on 2017-04-06

Keydesk: Photograph by Thomas R. Thomas. Taken on 2017-04-06

Console: Photograph by Thomas R. Thomas. Taken on 2017-04-06

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Thomas R. Thomas. Taken on 2017-04-06

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