W. W. Kimball Co. (1926)

Location:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1200 S. Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 58409

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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)
  • 54 ranks. 3,608 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 44 stops. 53 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 53
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 24, 2016:

Rebuilt and enlarge in 1981 as 4/85 Moller Op. 11458, retaining 26 Kimball ranks.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> July 1926
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1910s).

Sanctuary interior after 1997 restoration.: Photograph by Christine A. Currin; Hess, Roise & Co., submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. January 1998

Chancel with Kimball facade after 1997 sanctuary restoration: Photograph by Christine A. Currin; Hess, Roise & Co., submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. January 1998

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