NEW ORLEANS AREA PIPE ORGANS AND THEIR HISTORIES

A service of the Steeple Chasers at www.neworleanschurches.com
and the New Orleans Chapter of the Organ Historical Society

MANUFACTURER: Robert Morton
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YEAR BUILT: 1927
   
ORIGINAL LOCATION:

Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA

   
RELOCATION 1: Organ was modified from a 4/23 to a 4/26 in the first year after installation.
   
RELOCATION 2:  
   
RELOCATION 3:  
   
FINAL DISPOSITION: Organ still exists in theatre at this time. It is in questionable state of repair but is still played occasionally. Last report is that John Hiltonsmith, of Memphis, TN. is maintaining it.
   
A PICTURE OF THIS ORGAN EXISTS IN OUR FILES:
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NOTES SUPPLIED BY OTHERS: Organ was used only occasionally since end of silent era. Console was damaged several times. Damage by flood in 1970's, and by a riot at a rock concert in the 1990's. It also flooded in the mid-1990's. It was repaired and is partially operating presently.
   
SPECIFICATION: 4/26
   
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This page is a service of www.neworleanschurches.com
and the New Orleans Chapter of the Organ Historical Society