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Reuben Midmer & Sons (1906)

Location:

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
West Walnut and Pine Streets
Columbia, PA 17512 US
Organ ID: 69876

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on December 16, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 10 ranks. 597 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 10 stops.
Keydesk:
  • Built by Reuben Midmer & Sons
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 10
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Paul R. Marchesano on December 16, 2021.
Paul R. Marchesano on December 16, 2021:

Dedicated April 15, 1906. Andrew Carnegie paid for half the organ cost. 2 manuals, 10 stops. Tubular pneumatic with pistons for combinaiton action.

Church has long been closed and the fate of the organ is unknown.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on December 16, 2021.

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