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W. W. Kimball Co. (1903)

Location:

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
389 E. 150th Street at Melrose Ave.
New York City: The Bronx, NY 10455 US
Organ ID: 59475

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on November 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Pneumatic
  • 48 ranks. 3 manuals. 44 stops. 45 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 45
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic 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 September 05, 2016:

Rebuilt by Kimball in 1913. Electrified by Clark & Fenton in 1925. A new stop-wing console was installed in the 1950s by Anthony Porto.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from photos by Tali Mahanor
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Vintage Postcard; image courtesy of William Dunklin (ca. 1935).

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