Bunn=Minnick Co. (2012)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (1924)

Location:

Lerner Theatre
410 S. Main St
Elkhart, IN 46516 US
Organ ID: 52643

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ is unaltered 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: EP unit
  • 15 ranks. 2 divisions. 3 manuals. 15 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by W. W. Kimball Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 19, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by W. W. Kimball Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 15
  • Position: Console on lift.
  • 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: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 19, 2020.
Jim Stettner on May 19, 2020:

The 3-manual Kimball console is from the Variety Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio. Disposition of the original 2-manual Lerner console is not known. Rank from the Variety in Cleveland were also added increasing the size from the original 8-ranks to the present 15.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 19, 2020.

Database Manager on April 26, 2014:

This is a rebuild of an existing organ. Identified by John Igoe, using information from this web site: http://www.thelerner.com/about/the-lerner-organ.html. --

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

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