Bates & Culley (1896)

Location:

Bushkill United Methodist Church
1330 Church Road
Wind Gap, PA 18091 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 68175

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on April 26, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 6 ranks. 288 pipes. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 6 stops. 7 registers.
Manual (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Bates & Culley
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 23, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Bates & Culley
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 23, 2021.
Sanctuary:
  • Built by Bates & Culley
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 6
  • Registers: 7
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 54
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on April 26, 2021.
Taken from photos of the keydesk: Open In New Tab Originally published April 25, 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on April 26, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Bates and Cully name plate : Photograph by Karen L. Whitehill. Taken on 2021-04-21

View behind keyboard: Photograph by Karen L. Whitehill. Taken on 2021-04-21

Case, façade, and keydesk: Photograph by Karen L. Whitehill . Taken on 2021-04-21

Pedal Board: Photograph by Karen L. Whitehill. Taken on 2021-04-21

View of front pipes : Photograph by Karen L. Whitehill . Taken on 2021-04-21

Sanctuary interior with organ in front, right corner: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-09-13

Organ keydesk from above: Photograph from an archival source: Parish website, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2020

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Karen Whitehill. Taken on 2021-04-25

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Karen Whitehill. Taken on 2021-04-25

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