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L. J. Melby (Opus 1, 1996)

Originally Kilgen (Opus 3385, 1925)

Location:

Kvam Lutheran Church
Rural
Dalton, MN 56324 US
Organ ID: 34088

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 4 ranks. 2 manuals. 4 stops. 23 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center 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
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 23
  • 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 hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 31, 2011:

Updated through online information from L. J. Melby. -- all original except for new wire from console to chamber.

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

Database Manager on August 19, 2011:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene.

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

Database Manager on March 22, 2008:

Identified through online information from L. J. Melby. -- Organ is original except for new electric wire from console to chamber, and few repairs. First installed in a (Methodist? now Church of the Lord Jesus Christ) in Horton, Kansas.

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 the console Oct. 13, 2014
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Building Exterior: Photograph by Luther J. Melby. Taken on 2014-10-13

Pipework: Photograph by Luther J. Melby. Taken on 2014-10-13

Chancel, Chimes, and Console: Photograph by Luther J. Melby.

Console: Photograph by Luther J. Melby.

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