Edward A. Higgins (1952)

Originally Hinners Organ Co. (Opus 2557, 1920)

Location:

St. John's Lutheran Church
16592 N 4000 E Road
Anchor, IL 61720 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 53003

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on August 28, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 10 ranks. 699 pipes. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jim Stettner on August 27, 2022:

The organ was completely cleaned, releathered, and a new relay added by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, completed in 2012.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on August 27, 2022.

Database Manager on August 04, 2014:

Identified through online information from David Harris. -- Rebuild of existing Hinners Tubular-pneumatic organ, converting it to EP action. Identified by David Harris. Restorative repairs by Buzard.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from the Buzard website: Open In New Tab Originally published 2012
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on August 28, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Parish archives via parish website, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2017-08-29

Chancel with organ at left: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebok page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2021-12-19

Organ case and keydesk: Photograph by David Harris, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2013-07-17

Console: Photograph by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2012-09-21

Pedalboard, Gr. to Ped. reversible, Expression & Crescendo shoes: Photograph by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2012-09-21

Pipe chamber showing Pedal 16' Bourdon at the back.: Photograph by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2012-09-21

Rebuilder's nameplate: Photograph by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2012-09-21

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