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Hinners Organ Co. (1906)

Location:

Vang Lutheran Church
37514 3rd Ave.
Dennison, MN 55018 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 3285

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on September 26, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider, Information unknown or not applicable
  • 9 ranks. 515 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 9 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 26, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 26, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 26, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 9
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 26, 2022.
Database Manager on April 30, 2018:

Updated by William G. Barnes, listing conversations with this person as the source of the information: Roland R. Rutz, organ builder.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuilt by Roland Rutz, 2001

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Roland R. Rutz, organ builder: Open In New Tab Originally published 2018-05-09
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on September 26, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior [modified]: Photograph by Audrey Kletscher Helbling on Minnesota Prairie Roots, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. August 2014

Organ from rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Parish archives, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1906

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