Moline Organ Co., 1883

OHS Database ID 4438.

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
202 E. Jefferson
Iowa City Iowa 52240

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 2014-03-03.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 51, 1986-06-24.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Three manuals. 31 stops. 30 ranks.

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

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.


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  • OHS Convention Handbook, 1986, p. 48
    Iowa City, Iowa
    St. Mary's R. C. Church
    Moline Organ Co.   1883
    GREAT 58
    16' Double Open Diapason TC  46m
    16' Contra Bass              12m
    8' Open Diapason             58m
    8' Viol di Gamba             58m
    8' Hohl Flute                58w
    4' Principal                 58m
    4' Flute Harmonic            58m
    2.2/3' Twelfth               58m
    2' Fifteenth                 58m
    IV Rks. Mixture             232m
    8' Trumpet                   58m
    SWELL 58 enclosed
    16' Lieblich Gedact TC       46w
    16' Lieblich Bourdon         12w
    8' Open Diapason             58m
    8' Salicional                58m
    8' Quintadena                58m
    8' Stopped Diapason          58w&m
    4' Fugara                    58m
    4' Flauto Traverso           58w&m
    2' Flautino                  58m
    8' Oboe (BB)                 47m  
    8' Bassoon (CC-AA#)          11m
    CHOIR 58 unenclosed
    8' Dulciana                  58m
    8' Keraulophon (1-7 from Melodia) 51m
    8' Melodia                   58w
    4' Flute d' Amour            58w&m
    2' Flageolet                 58m
    8' Clarionette TC            46m
    PEDALE 27
    16' Grand Open Diapason      27w
    16' Sub Bass                 27w
    8' Bass Flute          ext., 12w 
    Pedale Check
    Swell to Great
    Choir to Great
    Swell to Choir
    Swell to Pedale
    Great to Pedale
    Choir to Pedale
    Piano to Great
    Mezzo to Great
    Forte to Great
    Swell Mezzo (original label missing)
    Forte to Swell
    Great to Pedale (reversible)
    Balanced Swell Pedal
    Mechanical action.  
     [Received from John Speller 2012-07-06.]