Hopewell Masonic Temple

641 East 233rd Street near White Plains Avenue
Bronx, N.Y. 10466
               

Estey Organ Company
Brattleboro, Vt. – Opus 2764 (1928)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 9 stops, 8 ranks


This two-manual organ installed in the Hopewell Masonic Temple was built by the Estey Organ Company in 1928. It had a detached console with celluloid keys, and the organ was voiced on 5" wind pressure. Shop notes indicate, "Suitable for Masonic Temple."
               
Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed with Swell?
8
  Open Diapason
61
8
  Melodia
61
8
  Dulciana
61
   
 
   
 
   
Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes, enclosed

8
  Salicional
73
8
  Oboe [TC]
61
8
  Stopped Diapason
73
  Tremolo
4
  Flute Harmonic
73
   
               
Pedal Organ – 32 notes

16
  Bourdon
44
       
8
  Flute [from Bourdon]
       
               
Couplers

    Great to Pedal 8'       Great 4', Unison Separation
    Swell to Pedal 8', 4'       Swell 16', 4', Unison Separation
    Swell to Great 16', 8', 4'          
               
Combination Pistons

    Pistons No. 1-2 affecting Great & Pedal
    Pistons No. 1-2-3 affecting Swell & Pedal
               
Accessories

    One Chime "D" to be operated by a single contact button
               
Pedal Movements

    Balanced Swell Pedal     Great to Pedal Reversible
    Balanced Crescendo Pedal     Sforzando Pedal

               
Sources:
     Carnahan, John. Factory Shop Order for Estey Organ, Op. 2764 (1928).
     The Estey Pipe Organ web site: www.esteyorgan.com
     Nelson, George. Organs in the United States and Canada Database. Seattle, Wash.