Pipe Organ Database

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W. W. Kimball Co. (1920s)

Location:

Zion Lutheran Church
Tacoma, WA US
Organ ID: 50942

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • 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: EP ventil
  • 9 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 9 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil 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
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 9
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 25, 2013:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on January 23, 2013:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by James R.Stettner, based on personal knowledge of the organ. --

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

Instrument Images:

Organ case, right side, 2008.: Photograph by Carl Dodrill.

Console, 2008.: Photograph by Carl Dodrill.

Damaged Swell pipework; covered in pigeon guano, 2008.: Photograph by Carl Dodrill.

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