Welte-Whalon Organ Co. (1954)

Originally Henry Erben (1863)
Exhibited in the 2005 OHS convention(s)

Location:

St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church / Good Shepherd Parish
1598 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02724 US
Organ ID: 41065

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on May 03, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 27 ranks. 1,515 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 28 stops.
All:
  • 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
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 28
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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 a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 03, 2016:

Updated through online information from Matthew Dion.

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

Database Manager on May 30, 2009:

Reconstruction with electro-pneumatic action and new console of transplanted Erben originally in Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from 2005 Convention Booklet
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on May 03, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ gallery: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2005-07-14

Organ gallery: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2005-07-14

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2004-05-10

Balcony and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2004-05-10

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2004-05-10

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