Pipe Organ Database

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A. J. Schantz, Sons & Co. (1906)

Location:

Zion Reformed Church (now St. Paul UCC)
119 North Franklin Street
New Bremen, OH 45869 US
Organ ID: 68783

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from ERIC J GASTIER on July 22, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 9 ranks. 567 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 10 stops. 18 registers.
Main:
  • Built by A. J. Schantz, Sons & Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 10
  • Registers: 18
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from ERIC J GASTIER on July 22, 2021.
ERIC J GASTIER on July 22, 2021:

Action coverted to electro-pneumatic and console removed from the case by Schantz in 1936 as their project number PW-0293.

We received the most recent update for this note from ERIC J GASTIER on July 22, 2021.
Taken from 23 May 1906 contract in Schantz company archives: Open In New Tab Originally published 5/23/1906
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from ERIC J GASTIER on July 22, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church archives (via website), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. c. 1900

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