Hinners Organ Co. (1917)

Location:

First Methodist Church
301 N College Ave.
Aledo, IL 61231 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 71664

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • 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 August 26, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 11 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 11 stops.
Main:
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 11
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 26, 2022.
Jim Stettner on August 27, 2022:

Per Facebook Messenger text from Rev. Dave Schultz, "We no longer have that organ at Aledo UMC. I’ve been the pastor here for just over two years and I understand it was removed perhaps ten years ago."

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on August 27, 2022.

Jim Stettner on August 26, 2022:

This entry represents the first installation of a new organ. Identified from the Hinners opus list.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on August 26, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1930's

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