Pipe Organ Database

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Lance E. Johnson (1999)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 1255, 1926)

Location:

Fargo Theatre
314 Broadway
Fargo, ND 58103 US
Organ ID: 54588

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on October 15, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 32 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 20, 2015:

Originally a 2/7 Wurlitzer "Style E X" (X suffix signifies it had two chambers). Factory date of 01/22/1926.
Additions from Wurlitzer Op. 2127 (1930) built for First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Additions and new console (Lance Johnson) in 1999.
Additions to 4/21 in 2005.

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

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by duluthnewtribune.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-04-15

Theatre and console: Photograph by timechambers.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Theatre from balcony: Photograph by timechambers.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Console: Photograph by Luke Staisiunas, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-10-15

Console and left chamber: Photograph by Luke Staisiunas, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-10-15

Theatre and console from stage: Photograph by Luke Staisiunas, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-10-15

Theatre exterior: Photograph by Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-09-11

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