Hopewell Masonic Temple

641 East 233rd Street near White Plains Avenue
The 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 (fr. 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 website: www.esteyorgan.com