Hinners Organ Co. (1905)


First Methodist Episcopal Church
Rock Rapids, IA US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 67620

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on April 19, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 17 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 Jim Stettner on April 19, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ facade: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Rick Erickson. Taken approx. c 1900

Organ case and facade in front: Photograph by Dobson Pipe Organ Co., submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. before 1977

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