Pipe Organ Database

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Barton Organs

Location:

Grand/Family/Garden/Iowa Theatre
Waterloo, IA US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 63236

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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 Jayson Rodovsky Engquist on October 23, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 8 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical 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 December 18, 2018.
Jayson Rodovsky Engquist on October 23, 2020:

The "unidentified theater" in Waterloo, Iowa (with a Barton organ of 2-man/8-ranks) may be this theater. It had several name changes over its history (Grand/Family/Garden/Iowa).

http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/18426

We received the most recent update for this note from Jayson Rodovsky Engquist on October 23, 2020.

Database Manager on July 30, 2018:

Information from Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. I by David L. Junchen. Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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