This is first pan-European steam weekend - send us your comments.
A try-out for next years ???

Energy and power
March :
Energy, power ad prime movers

March 17-18th
European Steam weekend

 

ON THE PROGRAM

  • volunteers, associations, collections and museums in different countries are proud to show their steam engines to the public, in working condition or how they are restoring or planning to restore it. They explain why they are saving these engines. How they are doing it. Why steam engines are so important in European history.
    And of course, they ask for your sympathy and support.
Volunteers in The Netherlands restoring and testing their steam engine.
Happy to see the the engine for the first time moving again in 2012
They will wellcome you on March 17-18th 2018
You still can join or add an engine or a site to the program
if you send us the registration form before the 1st of March

 

PROGRAM

Don't forget to check dates and opening hours before planning your visits

Belgium  
Antwerpen grain-elevator 19 (on visit from Rotterdam)
Brugge tandem-compound steam engine of the former flour mill 'De Wulf', now social housing
Dendermonde (Baasrode) Steam train Dendermonde-Puurs: visit of the collection and the restoration workshop
Harelbeke Vyncke clean energy - construction of modern biomass steam boilers and private steam collection
Hasselt steam engine at the 'Jenevermuseum', museum of distilling
Jabbeke (Zerkegem) steam engine at the Hellegathoeve, moving on compressed air
Kuurne Phoenix engine at the flax rettery Sabbe
Maldegem steam trains and steam collection Stoomcentrum Maldegem
St.-Truiden (Wilderen) steam engine at former distillery, now brewery Wilderen
Turnhout The cross-compound engine of the Playing Cards Museum
Verviers The steam engines of the former Solvent company
   
Croatia

 

Zagreb Full Steam Ahead! in the Technical Museum Nikola Tesla
   
France  
GREASQUE La mine et les énergies. Les énergies et la mine
   
Italy  
Ruda (Udine) the steam engine of the Amideria Chiozza
   
Netherlands  
Oisterwijk steam engine of former tannery and leather company, restored by volunteers
Utrecht steaming of 'De Arend'-locomotive in the Railway Museum
   
Portugal  
Portalegre Robinson Cork Factory - Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Maceira-Liz Visit of the Turbo-Power Station
   
Spain  
  expected - to be confirmed
   
United Kingdom  
Burton-on-Trent Volunteers run the 1905  Robey Engine at the  National Brewery Centre
London Demonstration of steam-powered Victorian sewage works pumping engine at the  Markfield Beam Engine and Museum
Sheffield, Abbeydale Sheffield last remaining working steam engine on its original site in action
Sheffield, Kelham Island The 12,000hp River Don Engine, the most powerful working steam engine remaining in Europe
Telford Blist Hill in Steam


 

 

 


 



 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 



 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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