Dobson Pipe Organ Builders (1994)

Originally Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 499, 1877)

Location:

Our Lady of Good Counsel - The School Sisters of Notre Dame
170 Good Counsel Drive
Mankato, MN 56001 US
Our Lady of Good Counsel Chapel
Organ ID: 6671

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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 Jim Stettner on March 11, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP)
  • 53 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 44 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) 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.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 44
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 03, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Panning.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on July 16, 2012:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on November 21, 2011:

Updated through information from Richard C. Greene: -- 1877 - Installed in St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church,Boston 1922 - Electric action installed by W. W. Laws 1975 - Moved to the Chapel of the Motherhouse of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Mankato. 1994 - Refurbished by Dobson Organ Co. [From Richard C. Greene November 21, 2011]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1993.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Built for St. Mary of the Sacred Heart, Boston, MA. Electropneumatic pulldowns by William W. Laws in 1927. Moved to Our Lady, Mankato 1975 through OCH. Installed by Richard Lurth. Taken down 1994 for renovations by Dobson Organ Co.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Dobson Pipe Organ Builders web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chapel Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2016-04-06

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2016-04-06

Console: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2016-04-06

Console: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-03-12

Chapel interior to rear and organ case: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-03-12

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