Inside the World’s Largest Musical Instrument, the Wanamaker Organ Fills a 7-Storey Department Store with 28K+ Pipes in 463 Ranks
Originally constructed for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis in 1904, the now-named Wanamaker Organ resides inside Macy’s Center City, their department store at 13th and Market in Philadelphia. The video below features some amazing behind-the-scenes shots of the bellows, pipes, and even power elements that make this pipe organ the largest functional instrument in the world!
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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