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Franklin Pipe Organs (2019)

Originally Schantz Organ Co. (1964)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
1717 Pioneer Ave.
Wharton, TX 77488 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 70088

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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 Jakeb Silva on January 23, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 39 registers.
Great:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jakeb Silva on January 23, 2022.

Swell:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jakeb Silva on January 23, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jakeb Silva on January 23, 2022.
Chancel:
  • Built by Ahlborn-Galanti
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Registers: 39
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Jakeb Silva on January 23, 2022.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jakeb Silva on January 23, 2022.

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