Society for the Preservation of Steam Engines

    Founded in Nijkerk, October 1995


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Steam Pumpingstation "Hertog Reijnout" at Nijkerk. We are all volunteers at this pumping station 

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Our Ransomes portable . We restored the portable over the period 1996 to1998 and spent some 1800 hours on the project.
She was babtised "De Meent"

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We built our own low-loader, pulled by an agricultural tractor
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The Ten Horn portable from the Open Air Museum was restored in 2002 by the Society and can now been seen at the Museum again
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We are now working on our traction engine, a Kemna EM type from 1918. We estimate a restoration time of 4 years
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