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Traditional Calliope instrument returns to action in Racine

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The Racine Calliope was back in action at this year’s 4th Fest parade and it’s looking as good as ever. Recently the circus-style organ was rehabbed in Missouri, which is no easy task considering felt, leather, and metal are integrated into the 80-plus-year-old instrument.

On CBS 58 Sunday Morning, Jacob Kittilstad talked to the man who plays the calliope during the parade and learns about his background as a musician.

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