Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Owner (2018)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.

Location:

State Theatre
1489 Myers Street
Oroville, CA 95965 US
Organ ID: 63141

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wurlitzer
  • 16 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • 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: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Database Manager on July 25, 2018:

Core of the organ is Wurlitzer Opus 716 (1923), originally a 2/8 installed in the Cecil B. DeMille residence, Los Angeles, California. Console from Opus 846 (1924), a Style 235 Special, from Lowe's State Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri. Enlarged by ATOS to 3/16 and installed in the Towe Ford Museum in Sacramento, California. Opened on November 20-21, 1992. In 2002, ownership transferred to Sierra Chapter ATOS. In 2011, agreement terminated and organ donated to State Theatre Arts Guild, Oroville, California.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
from David J. Dewey: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Console on display in auditorium: Photograph by David J. Dewey.

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