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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1896)

Location:

Big Zion Chapel AME
112 S. Bayou St.
Mobile, AL 36602 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 874

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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 May 10, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 10, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 10, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 10, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical 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 terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 10, 2021.

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