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Johnson Organ Company
By Matthew Caulfield

In this month's issue of the Carousel News & Trader there is a
photo-spread about the Johnson Organ Company, and a couple of the
pictures caught my attention.  One picture shows an employee turning
four tracker bars on a lathe, the other shows someone laying out a
music master for a new band organ roll.

Does any MMD'er know about the company's capability to arrange band
organ music and to produce rolls?  I suspect, from the fact that they
are making their own brass tracker bars, that they may use a typical
piano roll hole spacing rather than something esoteric which would
limit production options.

I am particularly interested in being pointed toward talented

Matthew Caulfield

(Message sent Fri 1 Jun 2001, 20:23:02 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

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