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In 1885 Canada was exporting organs and pianos around the world. By 1985 the industry was closing.
Pictures & Videos
Many Bell pianos and organs are still in great working condition even after 100+ years old. All those still playing have also been taken care of.
Historical Note:
This section is for material that has not been put into a newsletter yet has been acquired over the years that may of interest.
This 120+ year old Bell organ is still be used today as part of the restored pioneer village at Heritage Park in Calgary Alberta Canada. The stool chair is also original in that it had the swivel of the stool yet supported the back like a chair.
The Marx Brother’s (Chico and Harpo) play a piano duet in a department store.
An subway stairway is transformed into a playable piano to get people to stop using the escalator.