Hinners Organ Co. (Opus 2985, 1930)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
306 East 7th Street
West Point, GA 31833 US
Organ ID: 6131

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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)
  • 12 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection, vacuum.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jim Stettner on April 04, 2021:

The Ed Boadway Hinners Opus List records the instrument as originally being only 9-ranks.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on April 04, 2021.

Database Manager on January 09, 2009:

Updated through online information from Randall Smith. -- The organ is now interfaced with a custom 3 manual Rodgers Trillium Masterpiece. The console is still in the building.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Possibly altered in 1950s with addition of Aeoline. 4/90 form - stop list.

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

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2018-10-07

Sanctuary interior with organ in front: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-08-04

Sanctuary interior with organ: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-11-28

Organ facade in front: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2018-10-07

Chancel and organ: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2018-10-30

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