Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 1473, 1936)

Location:

Holy Trinity (Slovak) Roman Catholic Church
Seventh Avenue
McKeesport , PA US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 71069

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on December 06, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 9 ranks. 2 manuals. 9 stops.
Gallery:
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 9
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on December 06, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Rear gallery showing Wicks organ with some of the former facade pipes from St. Mary's German Church, McKeesport: Photograph by John Bocan, submitted by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. 2010

Exterior front: Photograph by John Bocan, submitted by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. 2010

Exterior side : Photograph by John Bocan, submitted by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. 2010

Closeup of pipes and rose window: Photograph by John Bocan, submitted by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. 2010

1911 Image of exterior : Photograph by Historic Pittsburgh, submitted by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. 1911

Interior before demolition: Photograph by John Bocan, submitted by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. 2010

Church mid-demolition, showing organ gallery with outline of pipes and casework visible on rear wall : Photograph by John Bocan, submitted by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. 2010

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