Andrew Van Luenen
Steamboat Engines and Boilers


Andy Van Luenen lives near Seattle where he has a modern machine shop and a fine collection of small steam engines.  He sells a casting kit for a traditional launch steam engine, which is the kind with exposed workings and slide valves.    Andrew Van Luenen Launch Steam Engine
Andrew Van Leunen's launch boilers   He also welds up launch boilers of the Babcock & Wilcox design.  This is a natural water tube boiler with drums scattered here and there. 

Andy has a large VFT boiler to operate very loud steam whistles.


Photo of Andy's launch the "Flyer" - Forum

Steamboat Association Register - then scroll down to the "Flyer"

Steamboat Association of Great Britian - Register

Northwest Steam Society Member Boats - scroll down to Andrew Van Luenen's name

  Andrew Van Luenen's VFT boiler