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Traditional Calliope instrument returns to action in Racine

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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