Pipe Organ Database

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Schaefer Organ Company (Opus 164, 1941)

Location:

St. Francis College
Joliet, IL US
Chapel
Organ ID: 53751

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 4 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • 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: Setterboard (remote or in console).
  • 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.
Database Manager on October 18, 2014:

Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- At the time of my visit (March of 1994) the stopkeys had all broken off; whether this was due to vandals or due to a bad batch of celluloid was unclear.

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

Database Manager on September 28, 2014:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by David Bohn, based on personal knowledge of the organ. --

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, March 1994
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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