Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Moline Organ Co. (1885)

Exhibited in the 1986 OHS convention

Location:

First United Methodist Church
125 S Bench Street
Galena, IL 61036 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 3860

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 Paul R. Marchesano on October 11, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 13 ranks. 699 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 17 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Moline Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 04, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Moline Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 04, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Moline Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 04, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Moline Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 13
  • Registers: 17
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • 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 October 04, 2021.
Database Manager on July 06, 2012:

Updated through online information from John Speller. -- Information from OHS Convention Handbook 1986 pp. 58-59

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
OHS Convention Handbook, 1986, p. 58Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Originally published June 1986
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on October 11, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Organ Case: Photograph by Jesse Green. Taken on 2015-04-26

This instrument has been viewed 205 times.