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JL Weiler, Inc. (2017)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1279, 1928)

Location:

St. Paul of the Cross R.C. Church
320 S. Washington Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068 US
Organ ID: 56120

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 31 ranks. 3 manuals. 29 stops. 39 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 29
  • Registers: 39
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 10, 2015:

Originally installed in Sackville United Church, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Church closed. The organ was removed before the building was razed in September 2015. In 2016, J.L. Weiler, Inc., and Casavant restored the organ for installation in St. Paul of the Cross R.C. Church in Park Ridge, Illinois.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From Jeffery L. Weiler: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2020.
Casavant pipe organ from former Sackville United Church finds new home: Open In New Tab History of relocated Casavant organ with photo
Document created on 2017-04-27
We received the most recent update for this document from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior to gallery and facade pipes: Photograph courtesy of Casavant Frères.

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