St. Paul Lutheran Church (Union Port) - The Bronx, NY
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St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
(Lutheran and United Church of Christ)

2134 Newbold Avenue near Olmstead Avenue
Bronx, N.Y. 10462



St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church was organized in 1901 to serve German Lutherans in the Union Port area of the Bronx. At an unknown time the congregation also became affiliated with the United Church of Christ.
               
M.P. Möller, Inc.
Hagerstown, Md. – Opus 4752 (1926)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 10 stops, 6 ranks


The Factory Specifications (June 28, 1926) show that this organ had a detached two-manual stop-key console, casing of quartered oak, and display pipes finished in Gold Bronze. All of the pipes were voiced on 5" pressure and enclosed in one swell box. Möller indicated that the organ would be completed by December 1, 1926. This organ was replaced in 2012 by an unknown electronic.
               
Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Open Diapason
61
4
  Flute Traverso
61
8
  Stopped Diapason
61
  1 blank tablet for future addition
8
  Dulciana
61
       
               
Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Gedeckt [Stopped Diapason]
GT
8
  Dulciana
GT
4
  Flute [Traverso]
GT
8
  Vox Celeste [TC]
49
               
Pedal Organ – 32 notes
16
  Bourdon
32
       
16
  Lieblich Gedeckt [lo-press.]
     
               
Couplers
    Great to Pedal       Great 16', 4'  
    Swell to Pedal       Swell 16', 4'  
    Swell to Great 16', 8', 4'          
               
Mechanicals
    Tremulant          
    Crescendo Indicator          
               
Adjustable Combinations
    Pistons No. 1-2 affecting Great and Pedal Stops
    Pistons No. 1-2 affecting Swell and Pedal Stops
               
Pedal Movements
    Balanced Swell Pedal   Great to Pedal Reversible  
    Grand Crescendo Pedal      
               
Sources:
     Haberstroh, Richard. The German Churches of Metropolitan New York: A Research Guide. New York: The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society, 2000.
     Trupiano, Larry. Factory Specifications (June 28, 1926) of M.P. Möller organ, Op. 4752.

Illustration:
     Google Street View. Exterior (2011).