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Page Organ Co. (1929)

Location:

Holy Ghost Roman Catholic Church
Lincoln and South 31st Streets
Milwaukee, WI US
Organ ID: 52966

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 22 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 04, 2014:

Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- Echo division removed in mid-1960's, in anticipation of enlargement to provide a 2 manual and pedal chancel organ. Contract for chancel organ cancelled, pipework later dispersed. Swell Vox Humana removed at same time.

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

Database Manager on July 28, 2014:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by David Bohn, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- Church merged in 1999, building no longer used for services.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Console, 16 July, 2014
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2014-07-16

Console: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2014-07-16

Console: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2014-07-16

Pedalboard, Swell Pedals, and Toe Studs: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2014-07-16

Builder's Name Stencil: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2014-07-16

Balcony and Organ Cases: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2014-07-16

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