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Randall J. McCarty (1985)

Originally Hinners Organ Co. (Opus 1036, 1910)

Location:

Asbury United Methodist / The Bridge Ministry
5601 S. Puget Sound Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98409 US
Organ ID: 4913

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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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 2 manuals. 12 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: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • 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: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 07, 2014:

Updated through online information from Tim Drewes. -- Building is used by "The Bridge," a ministry of the United Methodist Church. Organ is in good condition and used regularly.

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

Database Manager on October 15, 2010:

Updated through online information from Mark Brombaugh. -- The organ is in excellent condition. It was repaired for installation at Asbury in 1985 by Randall McCarty. The Asbury congregation has disbanded and the building is for sale. David Dahl and I will follow up to see what the Methodist conference plans for the organ.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1981.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Univ. of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA, August 1981. Stoplist in Richmond. [This opus number also given in this list for a 1904 2-10s Hinners organ moved from Methodist, Washington, IL to the J. Bluford residence in Richmond, VA in 1981-82 by WTVP.]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console on January 10, 2014.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ facade: Photograph by Tim Drewes. Taken on 2014-01-10

Keydesk: Photograph by Tim Drewes. Taken on 2014-01-10

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