The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Faith Lutheran Church
1212 Connection Street
Shelton, Washington 98584

OHS Database ID 1052.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 3, 2017.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 13 stops. 14 registers. 13 ranks. 762 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Concave straight pedalboard. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • The original builder was Henry Pilcher's Sons (1907, Opus595). (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1982. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • OCH from First Baptist, Sidney, OH 1979. Case remained behind. Bottom 23 Open Diapason from Casavant Freres, Op. 5416, Pacific Lutheran Univ., Tacoma, WA. Bottom 10 pipes of Dulciana 8' from 1912 W. W. Kimball for Green Lake M. E., Seattle, WA. Bottom 8 pipes of Octave 4' from Austin Opl 181, 1907 for 1st Pres., Seattle, WA. Aeoline 8' replaced by Harmonic Piccolo 2' from Austin Op. 181. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. December 1, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Sean Haley. -- The organ is in fair condition. Unfortunately it lacks casework and has simple plywood around the key desk topped by glass to acoustically shield the organist. Offset action for the Pedal 16' Bourdon is pneumatic as are the offsets of the 8' Diapason. (Database Manager. August 1, 2015)
  • Updated by James R. Stettner, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. May 3, 2017)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist take from console July 6, 2015

  • Shelton, Washington
    Faith Lutheran Church
    
    Henry Pilcher's Sons Op. 595 1907
    Randall McCarty CA. 1979
    
    Great               Swell                    Pedal
    
    8' Open Diapason    16' Bourdon Bass         16' Ped. Bourdon
    8' Melodia          16' Bourdon Treble
    8' Dulciana          8' Violin Diapason
    4' Octave            8' Stop'd Diapason
    4' Flute d'Amour     8' Vox Celeste
                         4' Flute Harmonique
                         4' Violina
                         2' Piccolo
    Sw. Tremolo
    Signal
    
     [Received from Sean Haley 2015-08-01.]
  • Stoplist take from console July 6, 2015 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.