Pipe Organ Database

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Marceau & Associates Pipe Organ Co., Inc. (2003)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (1908ca.)

Location:

First Congregational Church, U.C.C.
2401 Cornwall Ave.
Bellingham, WA 99225 US
Organ ID: 64715

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on March 24, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 19 ranks. 1,166 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 stops. 31 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In side 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 December 15, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 17
  • Registers: 31
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 15, 2019.
Database Manager on December 14, 2019:

This was a project of solid state conversion of the console and relay, providing a new case front facade, and tonal additions on new direct-electric windchests.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 15, 2019.
Stoplist copied from the console December 13, 2019: Open In New Tab Thyped stoplist from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 15, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Facade view from the console: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-13

Organ case front and facade: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-13

Case front and facade across sanctuary: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-13

1969 Balcom and Vaughan console: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-13

Console: Great stops: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-13

Console: Swell stops: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-13

Console: Pedal stops: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-13

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-13

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