The old church organ

Wooden, drab, forgotten, silent.  So many church organs have been removed from churches and dismantled.  This old pump organ was in a small chapel in a retreat centre in Washington State and it, too, was silent and forgotten.

I suspect that it is a collectors piece now, but how many people are prepared to keep such old historic instruments just to preserve heritage?  Not many these days.

And that’s quite sad really.

The Old Organ copyrighted

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This entry was published on January 9, 2013 at 10:07 pm. It’s filed under Photos and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

4 thoughts on “The old church organ

  1. I love antiques! I’d love to have that in my house!

  2. Love the lighting. 🙂

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