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W. W. Kimball Co. (1906)

Location:

Congregational Church
221 Dean St.
Woodstock, IL 60098 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 70526

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on March 18, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil, Ventil
  • 11 ranks. 628 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 11 stops. 11 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Built by W. W. Kimball Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 18, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Ventil chests
  • Built by W. W. Kimball Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 18, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Ventil chests
  • Built by W. W. Kimball Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 18, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by W. W. Kimball Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 11
  • Registers: 11
  • 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 angled jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on March 18, 2022.
Jim Stettner on March 18, 2022:

This entry represents the installation of a new organ. Identified from a 1985 report on the organ by Michael and Susan Friesen. The organ was subsequently rebuilt by the Prairie Organ Co. of Evanston, Illinois which included one tonal change.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on March 18, 2022.
1985 report from Michael & Susan Friesen: Open In New Tab Originally published 1985
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on March 18, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1906

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