Built in 1976 as Opus 19 of John Brombaugh & Associates, Inc., 325 North Brooklyn, Eugene, Oregon
38 stops, 60 ranks with 2728 pipes
Mechanical key action, all suspended; attached simple classical keydesk; Mechanical stop action, simple
Keyboard compasses: Manuals --56 notes, C-g'''; Pedal -- 30 notes, C-f'; flat pedalboard
Windpressure: 87mm water column from wedge bellows
Tuned in unequal temperment: Herbert Anton Kellner's "Bach" of 1978, a mild temperment suited to music of all periods. Cone tuning for open metal flue pipes; soldered hats for stopped metal pipes requiring tuning every 10 years; reed stops arranged for easy tuning by organist. Pipes for all Præstant stops visible in façade.
Metal flue pipes of finest 98% lead/tin alloy, hammered and voiced for vocale sound: based upon Hendrik Niehoff's work of 1539 for Schoonhoven, Holland (This organ is the first example of this alloy being used in 300 years).
Made of fumed oak, the organ case is off-center in rear gallery of nave and is in the general style of Arp Schnitger (17th century organ builder in North Germany) with Ruckpositive case based upon Martin de Mare's organ of 1610 in the Ansgarikirche, Bremen, Germany.
The Brombaugh Organ was dedicated at Thanksgiving/Advent I 1976 with a series of concerts by Harald Vogel; Organ updated and retuned in 1983 and in 1989. Original fabrication of all parts was done in Southwest Ohio workshop before Builder's firm moved to Eugene in 1977. Organist/Choirmaster: Dr. Andrew ElRay Stewart-Cook; Assistant Organist: Patricia McCombs Cook.