OHS Database ID 3445.
The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition, but is not in use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 26, 2016.
Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
One manual. 2 divisions. 9 stops. 9 registers. 9 ranks. 433 pipes. Manual compass is 54 notes. Pedal compass is 13 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 mechanical action console is detached from the main case and reversed.
Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.
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|Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2010-09-19|
|Organ case and keydesk. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2010-09-19|
|Pedalboard. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2010-09-19|
|Right stop jamb and stopknobs. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2010-09-19|
|Left stop jamb and stopknobs. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2010-09-19|
|Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case. Photograph courtesy of William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01|
|Console. Photograph courtesy of William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01|
|Organ Case. Photograph courtesy of William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01|
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Salem Reformed, Bethel (was Millersburg), PA 1872 Thomas Dieffenbach (Stoplist: RJB 124) Manual: Open Diapason 8' (54, 10 stopped wood basses, next 9 in façade) Dulcianna (sic) 8' (42, bottom octave shared with Flute) Flute 8' (54, open wood with 12 stopped basses) Stop Diapason 8' (54, stopped wood) Principal 4' (54, D to B in façade) Flute 4' (54, open wood) Stop Diapason 4' (54) Fifteenth 2' (54, open metal) Pedal: Violoncello* (13) Couple *Incorrect later stop label. Knob controls the Pedal Sub Bass 16' The case and detached, reversed console with its wide scale "toe" pedal board distinguish this instrument. The pedal board is composed of thirteen blocks of wood protruding through the floor. The Open Diapason has ten stopped wood basses with the next nine open pipes displayed in the case. The Dulcianna is grooved for its bottom octave to the Flute 8' which is open but for twelve stopped basses. The Principal has C and CB inside with D to B displayed in the case. The Flute 4' is open wood. The arrangement of pipes on the chest is in major thirds. The organ was restored by James Baird in 1971, no longer used ca. 1990.