Crome Organ Co. (2016)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 1388, 1926)

Location:

Whittier High School
12417 Philadelphia St.
Whittier, CA 90601 US
Organ ID: 4040

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: High Schools, Preparatory Schools, and Academies
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wurlitzer
  • 26 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 09, 2016:

In December 2006, the Whittier High School Alumni Association donated the organ to Whittier High School, Whittier, California. Installation of the organ began in 2016, with hopeful completion date of October 2016.

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

Database Manager on April 13, 2005:

Based on Wurlitzer 4/18 "Style Sp 4m" (1926, Op. 1388) installed in Fifth Avenue Theatre, Seattle, Washington.

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

Database Manager on April 13, 2005:

Organ moved in 1969 to Cap'ns Galley Pizza & Pipes, Redwood City, California.

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

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph from an archival source: Whittier High School website , submitted by Randy Blair. Taken approx. 2022

Pipework: Photograph from an archival source: Whittier High School Alumni newsletter, submitted by Brad Engelland. Taken approx. 2018

Auditorium interior and organ chamber grille: Photograph from an archival source: Whittier High School Alumni newsletter, submitted by Brad Engelland. Taken approx. 2018

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