The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. George's Episcopal
200 W 4th St
Leadville, Colorado 80461

OHS Database ID 4890.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 219.


Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2013-09-20.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 12 stops. 11 ranks.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. 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, not in standard AGO position. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1997 (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Erected by Mr. Worcester of Worcester and Brown. Extensive repairs in 1971 by Dewey Layton. [Citation number must be wrong on this or Leadville's Presbyterian.][Manager's Note: The citation number given above is correct. -- July, 2007] (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Identified through information in Descriptive Catalogue of Superior Church Organs Manufactured by Geo. H. Ryder & Co., published in Boston, January, 1896. Dates are not included in the publication; the one given here is conjectural. (Database Manager. 2005-06-16)
  • Updated through on-line information from Paul Pinkosky. -- Was on vacation about a month ago and stopped by to explore the church; asked deacon if I could play the organ. It is an absolute delight -- a gem in a gem. (Database Manager. 2006-12-16)
  • Updated through on-line information from Benn Gibson. -- I visited the church and played the organ in July 2007. (Database Manager. 2007-07-22)
  • Updated through on-line information from Amy Jo Martinson. -- This organ has a historical doctument framed and placed on the wall next to the console. Please contact Amy Jo Martinson for any further information or the church directly. Thank you very much! (Database Manager. 2010-01-09)
  • Updated through online information from Ingrid Mager. (Database Manager. 2013-09-20)

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Photographs

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Chancel, Keydesk, and Pipe Facades. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1997-05-04
Pipe Facade. Photograph by Ingrid Mager

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Stoplist

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