Pipe Organ Database

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W. W. Kimball Co. (1910)

Location:

St. Paul Lutheran Church
2553 Tacoma Ave South
Tacoma, WA 98402 US
Organ ID: 8526

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Status and Condition:

  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Ventil
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Ventil chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • 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 flat jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 02, 2010:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This is the congregation's second edifice, but their fist pipe organ. Both celebrated their centennial this year. According to the history section of the church's website, "The Kimball pipe organ was purchased in 1910 for $1,650.00 and has served the congregation since that date."

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

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