Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church

402 Second Street N.E.
Independence, IA 50644

Builder: Lyon & Healy, Op. 34, 1899.
Manuals: 2
Ranks: 8
Pipes: 457
Stops: 8
Compass: 61/30 (flat pedalboard)
Action: Mechanical key/slide chests

Notes: Information from John Panning (Dobson): Electric blower fitted in the 1910s. Bellows feeders extant but hand pumping mechanism missing. Facade pipes may have previously been stenciled; currently painted gold. Pedal sharps have been replaced with plastic.

Additional information from Organ Historical Society as of 2010.

Facebook pictures show a 2019 re-painting of the church ceiling where pews were removed and scaffolding set up. The organ facade was removed.

Full restoration by Dobson Organ Co in 2020.

8' Open Diapason
8' Melodia
8' Dulciana
4' Octave
Sw to Gr at Octaves
Sw to Gr Coupler

8' Stop'd Diapason
8' Salicional
4' Flute Harmonique

16' Bourdon
Gr to Ped Coupler
Sw to Ped Coupler

Bellows Signal