Bill Richardson (1990)

Originally Hinners Organ Co. (Opus 1515, 1912)

Location:

Newman United Methodist Church
132 NE B St. & 6th.
Grants Pass, OR 97526 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 7772

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 5 ranks. 1 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 9
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 23, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from George Nelson.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Hinners Organ Co. (1912, Opus 1515).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Sold in mid 1980s by Trinity Lutheran, Omaha, Nebraska to Jerry Jeffries who took it to Hillsboro, Oregon. Donated in 1990 to this church. Divided keyboard. Releathered by Bob Lewis. Tremolo moved.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From organist Shirley Holzinger: The organ was installed by people of the church. Bill Richardson, who was then choir director and also an organist, did most of the work. He and his son actually picked up the organ in Hillsboro. Bob Lewis assisted with the installation as needed.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by Lanny Hochhalter. Taken on 2008-03-15

Keydesk: Photograph by Lanny Hochhalter. Taken on 2008-03-15

Organ case in side transept: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1994-12-27

Organ case: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1994-12-27

Keyesk: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1994-12-27

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