The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Main Street Christian Church
Kokomo, Indiana

OHS Database ID 16641.


Status and Condition

The organ has been destroyed and is no longer extant.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 30, 2016.


Technical Details

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 22 stops. 20 ranks.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Notes

  • Identified through information in Volume III p. 88 of the Pilcher factory ledger. For more information see the document referenced below. (Elizabeth Schmitt. April 6, 2005)
  • Original price: $2600. Church also listed at Op #436. Hydraulic motor (Elizabeth Schmitt. April 6, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Matt Gerhard. -- The church was destroyed in an Arson fire in the 1960s. The church relocated and currently has a 3 manual Schantz. (Database Manager. August 29, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from John Igoe.
    In Bynum Petty's book, this organ is identified with opus numbers 436 and 502. (Database Manager. January 30, 2016)

Online Documents

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  • Pilcher Organs. Summary of Pilcher Sources by Soosie Schmitt. Author: Author not identified Source: Unpublished monograph. Document Date. April 5, 2005.

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Photographs

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Facade and Chancel. Archival Photographs; image courtesy of Matt Gerhard, Craig Trott, and Bob Davies 1949-04-09
Facade and Chancel, Close Up. Archival Photographs; image courtesy of Matt Gerhard, Craig Trott, and Bob Davies 1949-04-09
Organ cases, console and chancel. Vintage postcard, courtesy of William Dunlin (ca. 1909)

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Stoplist

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