Carels and Van den Kerchove engines

The Flemish Association for Industrial Archaeology is looking for Carels-Va n den Kerchove Steam engines
The Carels and Van den Kerchove (sometimes 'Van den Kerckhove') workshops i
n Ghent were famous steam engines builders from the mid 19th c. until the s econd world war. They built mainly horizontal single cylinder and compound engines, but also maritime engines and locomotives, later also steam turbin es.
One of the last tandem compoundf engines they built is now a protected monu ment (in the old power station of Izegem - see https://www.flickr.com/photo s/erfgoed/9493881996/ ) They sold steam engines all over the world, and we are now trying to find o ut how many of these still do exist. One of their engines is standing in fr ont of the engineers department at Sevilla, another is being restored by vo lunteers in Oisterwijk (The Netherlands, see
https://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=R_4CnwIdSNg)
If you know of any of these engines still existing in your country, please tell the Flemish Association for Industrial Archaeology at snipped-for-privacy@vvia.be
PS: they are of course also interested to know of steam engines built by ot her Flemish Companies as Bollinckx (Buizingen), Le Phoenix (Ghent), Van Cop penolle (Berchem), Gilain (Tienen/Tirlemont), De Nobele (Ghent), Nolet (Ghe nt), etc .. and still existing somewhere abroad
Thanks for your help
Adriaan
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The Flemish Association for Industrial Archaeology is looking for Carels-Va n den Kerchove Steam engines
The Carels and Van den Kerchove (sometimes 'Van den Kerckhove') workshops i n Ghent were famous steam engines builders from the mid 19th c. until the s econd world war. They built mainly horizontal single cylinder and compound engines, but also maritime engines and locomotives, later also steam turbin es.
One of the last tandem compoundf engines they built is now a protected monu ment (in the old power station of Izegem - see https://www.flickr.com/photo s/erfgoed/9493881996/ ) They sold steam engines all over the world, and we are now trying to find o ut how many of these still do exist. One of their engines is standing in fr ont of the engineers department at Sevilla, another is being restored by vo lunteers in Oisterwijk (The Netherlands, see
https://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=R_4CnwIdSNg)
If you know of any of these engines still existing in your country, please tell the Flemish Association for Industrial Archaeology at snipped-for-privacy@vvia.be
PS: they are of course also interested to know of steam engines built by ot her Flemish Companies as Bollinckx (Buizingen), Le Phoenix (Ghent), Van Cop penolle (Berchem), Gilain (Tienen/Tirlemont), De Nobele (Ghent), Nolet (Ghe nt), etc .. and still existing somewhere abroad
Thanks for your help
Adriaan
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