The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1302

Builder Identification

Watertown, New York, 1870s.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders, revised edition, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

    Makers of water motors in Watertown, New York, 1870s.

    Water motors were small self-contained motors that were powered by running tap water. They were used in areas that had running water to power small appliances, and tools. The larger models could power an organ blower. –Ed.

    Sources:

    • Stopt Diapason #43, (Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Organ Historical Society, Hoffman Estates, IL).
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Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Cold Water Engine Co.


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