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For close to a century, the mighty organ at Saint Charles de Limoilou Church in Quebec City stirred the faithful with sounds so rich and powerful, they helped make Sunday mass a moving experience. Today, the organ is part of a moving experience again – all the way to Norway.

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Jacquelin Rochette (L ), Artistic director and Denis Blain, technical director at Casavant Frères in Saint-Hyacinthe, pose with the console and boxes containing the rest of a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles de Limoilou Church in Quebec City.

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A well-worn centre D seen on a console from a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles de Limoilou Church in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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New primary valves for the restoration of a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles de Limoilou Church , in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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Sylvie Prefontaine remounts the primary valves in the stop action box at they restore a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles de Limoilou Church in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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A part of an organ casing is seen on the floor amount boxes containing a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles de Limoilou Church seen at the organ maker Casavant Freres, in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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The console of a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles de Limoilou Church seen at Casavant Freres, in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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A chest with rack boards and toe boards (holes are for pipes) from a pipe organ removed from SSaint Charles de Limoilou Church seen at Casavant Freres, in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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Francine Dozois, cuts leather pouches as they restore a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles de Limoilou Church in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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The original plans and contract for a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles de Limoilou Church. It is being restored at Casavant Frères in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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The original plans for a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles church of Limoilou. It is being restored at Casavant Frères in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

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A pedal board made of maple natural keys and sharp keys with ebony caps, from an pipe organ removed from Saint Charles church of Limoilou seen at Casavant Freres, in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec where it is being restored.

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An unwrapped box containing windlines from a pipe organ removed from Saint Charles church of Limoilou seen at Casavant Freres, in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec where it is being restored.

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