Christ Church Towanda

Music at Christ Church

Pictures from the recent
Organ Repairs

Johnson Organ

The pipe organ was installed in 1893. It is one of a limited number of Johnson & Son tracker organ. It is called a reverse tracker because the organist does not face the pipes as is usually done. At first, the power for the organ to be played by the organist came from a boy working the bellows. Later on, water was used to furnish the power. Eventually, an electric motor was put into use to provide the power. A very complete report on the organ can be found below.

History of the Johnson & Son Organ
Adobe's Acrobat reader is required to view this file.
Get it here:

Get Acrobat

Last Updated 03/26/2019