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Kilgen Organ Co. (1957)

Location:

Noland Mem. United Methodist Church
5501 Huntington Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 66390

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on October 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
Main:
  • Built by Kilgen Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on October 10, 2020.
Jim Stettner on October 10, 2020:

Identified by James R. Stettner from a sale listing on ebay, and ensuing correspondence with the seller. Noland Mem. United Methodist ceased to operate and the property was sold to Triumph Christin Center, ca. 2015.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on October 10, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console removed: Photograph by Reginald Dawkins, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. Sept. 2020

Console: Photograph by Reginald Dawkins, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. Sept. 2020

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Reginald Dawkins, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. Sept., 2020

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