I'd like to thank Zach & Emily Frame, Lindsay Jonas, Steve Southworth and Ed Stayanovich for their assistance in removing this instrument! Opus 1872 was originally installed in the Capitol Theatre located in Racine Wisconsin. Originally a 2/5, 150 Special shipped from the Wurlitzer factory on April 24th, 1928. In 1981, the organ was removed from the theatre, installed at the Theatre Guild and dedicated on February 21, 1982. This move was made possible by donations from Mr. and Mrs. Lowell McNeill and the Dairyland Theatre Organ Society who contracted with Frederick Johnson Organ Builders to reinstall it complete with a modern solid-state Z-Tronics Relay. On June 17th and 18th, 2013, the instrument was removed from the Racine Theatre Guild to temporary storage in Greenfield, Wisconsin.
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