Hinners Organ Co. (1903)

Location:

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
1407 West Church Road
Beecher, IL 60401 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 3833

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on August 28, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 2 manuals. 11 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-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: 2
  • Stops: 11
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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 hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jonathon Had on September 21, 2021:

Church burned to ground on September 19, 2021. Church building is total loss. Organ was completely destroyed by fire.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jonathon Had on September 21, 2021.

Database Manager on April 05, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Ken Garst.

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

Database Manager on September 29, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Ken Garst.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

[Hinners list shows St. Paul Lutheran with a 1903, 11st. Hinners.]

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

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2014-04-29

Church interior with organ in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Parish website, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2019

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-12-13

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-12-13

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-12-29

Keydesk: Photograph from an archival source: Parish website, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2019

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