Photography by John and Kathleen DeMajo
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC CHURCH
1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. (formerly Dryades St.), New Orleans, LA.
Parish established 1851
An historic photograph of St, John The Baptist School.
This building was demolished during the construction of the Pontchartrain Expressway.
The church was also originally scheduled for demolition, however through the efforts of then pastor Fr. Arthur Screen, the historic church building was saved.
(Above photo courtesy of Louis Digital Library)
SPECIFICATIONS FOR WICKS PIPE ORGAN -
St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, New Orleans, LA.
(Left chamber when facing loft)
(Right chamber when facing loft)
|8' Diapason (A)||16' Lieblich Gedeckt (tenor C (C)||16' Diapason (A)|
|8' Melodia (H)||8' Principal||16' Subbass (B) Separate rank|
|8' Dulciana||8' Gedeckt (C)||16 Lieblich Gedeckt (C)|
|8' Unda Maris (tenor C)||8' Salicional (F)||8' Diapason (A)|
|4' Principal (D)||8' Voix Celeste (tenor C)||8' Flute (B)|
|4' Flute (H)||4' Principal||8' Gedeckt (C)|
|2-2/3 Twelfth||4' Flute d'Amour (harmonic) (G)||4' Diapason (D)|
|2 Fifteenth||4' Violina (F)||4' Flute (B)|
|Great Tremolo||2-2/3 Nazard||16' Trompette (E)|
|Great to Great 16||2' Piccolo (G)||8' Trompette (E)|
|Great to Great 4||Swell Tremulant||4' Trompette (E)|
|Great Unison Off||8' Trompette||Swell to Pedal 8, 4|
|Swell to Great 16||8' Oboe||Great to Pedal 8, 4|
Swell to Great 8
|Swell to Great 4||Swell to Swell 16|
|Swell to Swell 4|
|Swell Unison Off|
Additionally, instrument has 10 generals duplicated on toe studs. Setter button and setter lock and all couplers.
Thanks to Robert Zanca for providing information for this page.
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