The First Street Lobby is home to a second organ
with 10 pipe ranks and several percussion instruments
in two pipe chambers located behind the
draped arches on either side of its console.
This organ made its public debut September 20, 2008
as guests arrived for Opera San Jose's 25th Anniversary Gala.|
Right: Two manual Wurlitzer 216 console originally installed in the Riverside Fox Theatre. Click on image at right to view more.
|Click on the six images below to view more:|
|Reconstructing the Wurlitzer console|
|In the pipe chambers:|
Below left: Pipe chamber access is up ladder from basement below chambers.
Below right: Blower room in basement, also the organ builders' shop.
|Copyright © 2011 Bob Shomler.|
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