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Carels Freres

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1867. Double cylinder expansion engines.
1920. Locomotive Erecting Shop.
1922. Front View of the Main Building.
1922. Bessemer Converter in the Steel Foundry.
1922. Uniflow Engine Cylinders.
1922. View in the Men's Canteen.
1922. Main Turning Shop Immediately after the Armistice.
1922. Main Turning Shop One Year after the Armistice.
1922. Large Foundry at the time of the Armistice.
1922. Large Foundry at the present time.
1922. Drilling, Planing and Slotting Machines.
1922. Small Motor Winding Department.
1922. Small Motor Assembly Department.

Société Anonyme des Ateliers Carels Frères (Carels Brothers) of Ghent (Gent), Belgium.

Established in 1838[1]

Supplied a number of large steam engines to UK textile mills, seven engines being installed in Lancashire spinning mills.

1922 The Engineer 1922/05/05 journal has an in-depth description of the works.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 'The Sulzer Engine Comes to Britain' by J L Wood, Newcomen Soc.
  • Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins, Vol 3.1, Landmark Publishing.