Joseph D. Rulli (2009ca.)

Originally A. B. Felgemaker Co. (Opus 441, 1885ca.)


St. Bartholomew's R. C.
Wilmore, PA 15962 US
Organ ID: 6555

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 10 ranks. 1 manuals. 9 stops.
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 9
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The first known modifications were the addition of an electric blower in 1943. Also at that time the Mixture II was removed and was replaced with a tremolo.

In 1975 Francican priest, Alfred Schendel removed the tremolo and replaced the Mixture II with some misc pipes

In 2008 - 2009 the following work was done by Joseph Rulli of Summerhill, PA * bellows were releathered * hand pumping mechanism was restored * additional swell shades were added * pipes were cleaned and fitted with new tunimg slides * a badly damaged Dulciana was replaced with a Tierce * the two rank mixtue was replaced with the Mixture from the Moller Artiste in Davidsville, PA

We received the most recent update for this note from Joseph Rulli on April 24, 2020.

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