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(John) George Kilgen (1875)

Location:

Christ Episcopal Church
212 Key St.
Eastport, ME 04631 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 66403

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 Jim Stettner on October 19, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • 7 ranks. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 7 stops. 7 registers.
Main:
  • Built by (John) George Kilgen
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 7
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on October 19, 2020.
Taken from October 2020 photos of the keydesk and stops: Open In New Tab Originally published October 27, 2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on October 28, 2020.
The Story of the Christ Episcopal Kilgen Organ: Open In New Tab Origins and history of the organ
Document created on 2020-10-18
We received the most recent update for this document from John Newell on October 19, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ at front of nave: Photograph by Church Facebook page, submitted by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2009-09-08

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Church Facebook page, submitted by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2010-04-21

Church exterior and Institute: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage Postcard, submitted by James R. Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1910

Organ case: Photograph by John Newell. Taken on 2020-10-18

Keydesk: manual and stops: Photograph by John Newell. Taken on 2020-10-24

Keydesk: right stopjamb: Photograph by John Newell. Taken on 2020-10-24

Keydesk: left stopjamb: Photograph by John Newell. Taken on 2020-10-24

Pedalboard: Photograph by John Newell. Taken on 2020-10-24

Memorial Plaque: Photograph by John Newell. Taken on 2020-10-24

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