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Prairie Organ Co. (1985)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (1906)

Location:

The Congregational Universalist Church
221 Dean Street
Woodstock, IL 60098 US
Organ ID: 70477

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 Jim Stettner on March 12, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 11 ranks. 628 pipes.
From company files: Open In New Tab Originally published 1985
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on March 18, 2022.
Recital Brochure: Open In New Tab Brochure, published by the church for a March 1986 recital, following the organ's 1985 restoration. A letter from the pastors has been added.
Document created on 1986-03-09
We received the most recent update for this document from Ronald Damholt on March 14, 2022.

Friesens' analysis and recommendations: Open In New Tab At the request of Rev. Washburn, Michael and Susan Friesen inspected the Kimball in February 1985, documenting their analysis and recommendations.
Document created on 1985-02-12
We received the most recent update for this document from Ronald Damholt on March 14, 2022.

Local newspaper article on organ: Open In New Tab This article was published by the local Woodstock newspaper during the week previous to the dedicatory recital of March 9, 1986.
Document created on 1986-03-06
We received the most recent update for this document from Ronald Damholt on March 14, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1910

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