OHS Database ID 22617.
The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.
Three manuals. 3 divisions. 33 stops. 22 registers. 22 ranks. 1416 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.
The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.
Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.
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|Church Exterior. Photograph by Jim Cook 2005-05-19|
|Swell Pipework: Oboe, Traverso, Celeste, Stopped Flute, Salicional, Bourdon. Photograph by Jim Cook 2006-10-21|
|Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Jim Cook 2006-10-21|
|Builder's Opus Number plate (above knee board). Photograph by Jim Cook 2006-10-21|
Pipe organs in Alabama sponsored by Hayes Pipe Organ Service.
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Bessemer, Alabama First United Methodist Church Kimball Opus 7275 (1930) Stoplist From Console Great Swell Open Diap. 8' Bourdon 16' Clar. 8' Open Diap. 8' Viola 8' Stop. Flute 8' Octave 4' Salic. 8' Trumpet 8' Voix Celeste 8' Tremolo Flauto Traverso 4' Chimes 8' Oboe Horn 8' Great Sub 16' Tremolo Great Super 4' Harp 8' Swell Sub 16' Swell Sub 16' Swell Unis. 8' Swell Super 4' Swell Super 4' Choir Unis. 8' Choir sub 16' Choir Unis. 8' Choir Super 4' Choir Echo Concert Flute 8' Echo Melodia 8' Dulc. 8' Flute Celeste 8' Unda Maris 8' Vox Humana 8' Flute d'Amour 4' Tremolo Clarinet 8' Chimes Tremolo Echo Sub 16' Harp 8' Echo Super 4' Celesta 4' Echo to Swell Choir Sub 16' Echo to Choir Choir Super 4' Echo on Swell Off Swell Sub 16' Echo on Choir Off Swell Unis. 8' Swell Super 4' Pedal Diap. Result. 32' Open Diap. 16' Bourdon 16' Lieb. Ged. 16' Octave 8' Flute 8' Still Ged. 8' Chimes 8' Choir Unis. 8' Great Unis. 8' Swell Unis. 8'
Bessemer, Alabama First United Methodist Church W.W. Kimball Co., Opus 7075, 1930 - Original Specifications GREAT (Enclosed w/Choir) SWELL (Expressive) 8' Open Diap. 61 16' Bourdon 73 8' Clar. 61 8' Open Diap. 73 8' Viola 61 8' Stop. Flute 73 4' Octave 61 8' Salic. 73 8' Trumpet 61 8' Voix Celeste (tc) 61 Chimes (21) 4' Flauto Traverso 73 Great Sub 8' Oboe Horn 73 Great Unison Off Tremolo Great Super [8'] Harp (Ch) -- Swell Sub Swell Unison Off CHOIR (Expressive) Swell Super 8' Concert Flute 73 8' Dulc. 73 8' Unda Maris (tc) 61 ECHO (Expressive - Antiphonal) 4' Flute d'Amour 73 8' Echo Melodia 61 8' Clarinet 73 8' Flute Celeste (tc) 49 Tremolo 8' Vox Humana 61 [8'] Harp (49) Tremolo [4'] Celesta Chimes Choir Sub Echo Sub Choir Unison Off Echo Super Choir Super Echo to Swell Echo to Swell Off PEDAL 32' Diap. Resultant -- Echo to Choir 16' Open Diap. 32 Echo to Choir Off 16' Bourdon 32 16' Lieb. Ged. (Sw) -- 8' Octave 12 8' Flute 12 8' Still Ged. (Sw) -- Chimes (Gt) -- COUPLERS FINGER PISTONS Swell Unison to Pedal  General 1 - 8 Swell Super to Pedal  Swell 1 - 8 Great Unison to Pedal  Great 1 - 8 Great Super to Pedal  Choir 1 - 8 Choir Unison to Pedal  Sforz. (rev) Mast. Swell (rev) Swell Sub to Great  Univ. C Swell Unison to Great  Swell Super to Great  Choir Sub to Great  TOE STUDS Choir Unison to Great  Pedal 1 - 6 Choir Super to Great  Gt - Ped (rev) All Swell to Master (rev) Swell Sub to Choir  Swell Unison to Choir  Swell Super to Choir  PEDAL MOVEMENTS Swell Master (bal.) Choir Unison to Swell  Gt/Ch Expression (bal.) Echo Expression (bal.) Crescendo (bal.) SWITCHES Ped. to Combo On/Off [Swell] Ped. to Combo On/Off [Great] Ped. to Combo On/Off [Choir] ACTION: Electro-Pneumatic Pitman & Unit VOICES: 22 STOPS: 33; inc. chimes, harp, and celesta RANKS: 22 PIPES: 1,416 [Received on line from James R. Stettner January 09, 2010.]