This is the keosk containing the seven manual console of the 7/449 Mighty Midmar-Losh Symphonic Pipe Organ Opus 5500
, the largest musical instrument ever constructed by the hand of man according to the Guiness Book of World Records.
It is installed in what is now known as Boardwalk Hall, formerly known as the Atlantic City Convention Hall, located in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
This enormous beast was built during the height of the Great Depression against all odds, but it was never fully finished. Containing over 33,000 pipes controlled by over 1,375 stops, it is one of only four pipe organs in the entire world to contain an actual 64 foot rank, the Contra Untersatz 64' in the Pedal division.
Today, it is undergoing a complete restoration by the Atlantic City Convention Hall Organ Society
, a project which is expected to cost over $20,000,000 and take over ten years involving dozens of highly trained pipe organ technicians to finish.
To learn more about this immense one-of-a-kind pipe organ, click here
. Thanks for looking and God bless...
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This photo, taken during the 52nd Anual ATOS Convention
by Jamie Snell, is the property of the American Theatre Organ Society
and may not be redistributed in any form whatsoever without the written permission of this organization.