Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1923, 1948)

Originally (Carl) Barckhoff Church Organ Co. (1893)

Location:

Zion Lutheran Church
2313 Hanna Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46803 US
Organ ID: 46256

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 34 ranks. 2,106 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 32 stops. 37 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 32
  • Registers: 37
  • 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 roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb 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 January 31, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- 18 stops retained from the 1893 2-manual Barkhoff, forming most of the Great and Pedal and much of the Swell; rebuilt in 1986 by D & D, with further additions in 1998 and 2001.

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

Database Manager on February 17, 2010:

Identified by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior to rear and organ case: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-04-07

Church interior to front and altar: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-04-02

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