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Larry M. Bahr (1950s ?)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (1911)

Location:

First Congregational Church
412 Fourth Street
Manistee, MI 49660 US
Organ ID: 52172

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Direct electric
  • 20 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action 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 November 12, 2014:

Updated through online information from Andrew A. Clark.

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

Database Manager on November 30, 2013:

Identified through online information from Andrew Clark. -- This is essentially a new instrument, using pipework from the 1911 Kimball and a 1950s Kilgen console. Larry Bahr built new solid state chests and actions of Mechanical-Electric design. Retained 1957 Kilgen console.

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

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