An original installation. Identified by Gene Clark, Jr., based on information from previous organist for a previously-existing church. -- It was a tracker-action organ so old that there was still a [set of?] bellows with it even though it eventually was powered by means of electricity. I also remember being told about the sforzando pedal. I was born in 1955--and I understand that it was removed only several years prior to my birth. The church itself, a historical landmark, was eventually razed by the University Of Alabama At Birmingham (its final owner), due to the hazards caused by its extremely debilitated state. I remember being told that the pipes covered the stained glass windows over the choir loft--and that "there wasn't room for much else there" in this part of the church. I am uncertain as to whether or not said instrument was new at the time it was installed here.
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