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Don Pepe Merelbeke 1977 by night, by Jonathan Hayles668 viewsTaken on an Agfa box camera resting on the ground with an exposure of about one minute.55555
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Boer en ploegpaard 2 - Merelbeke farmer 1975722 viewsPlus zoon?55555
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Don Pepe Merelbeke 1977 from a post card883 views2 comments55555
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The end of Verlorenbroodstraat667 viewsOur short-cut to the Hundelgemsesteenweg.55555
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Photo developers A Bracke in Merelbeke613 viewsWhen we lived in Merelbeke in the 1970s, a spooky old derelict building stood on the corner of Hundelgemsesteenweg and Van Goethemstraat, next to the potato yard. Then one day, a couple opened a smart little photo shop in part of it. They were related to the Piens family who lived next door to us in Verlorenbrooadstraat.

The finished photos came back in an envelope with a drawing of the building. The entrance was to the right, just behind the tree in the picture.
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De Schelde at the end of Verlorenbroodstraat 1970s637 views55555
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On the roof 634 viewsJonathan and his dad, Eric.55555
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Foundations of 31 Verlorenbrooadstraat640 viewsWilfried de Moor was building a villa. Josh spent many happy days helping out.55555
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Our Merelbeke home starts arriving back in England.....574 views.... on the roof of dad's VW Transporter minibus.55555
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Michael and dad fix the VW exhaust.. it's only one year old!!496 viewsMerelbeke 197755555
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Merelbeke centruum 1974722 views55555
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Ringvaart Merelbeke 1975659 views55555
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1975 not sure where but not far from Merelbeke691 views55555
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Josh looking ghostly on the roof of Verlorenbroodstraat 29747 viewsTaken with an Agfa Box camera, two exposures.1 comments55555
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Michael looking ghostly on the roof of Verlorenbroodstraat 29629 viewsTaken with an Agfa box camera, two exposures.55555
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The only way to repair a VW... get on your knees and pray!666 viewsDad and Michael repair the heat exchangers already on our new Volkswagen Transporter minibus55555
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Sinterklaas comes to Merelbeke592 views55555
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Sinterklaas comes to Merelbeke630 views55555
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Dad leaves for work in his brand new Volkswagen Transporter minibus654 views55555
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GITO Merelbeke, 4e Elektriciteit 1977-78699 views4e elektriciteit, GITO, Merelbeke, schooljaar 1977-78. Van links naar rechts:
1e rij:M. Mortier (leeraar wiskunde), Rudy de Sutter, Bernard Ramue, Ronny Meersschaut (mijn makker v.d. Verlorenbroodstraat), Marnix de Bruyker, Jonathan Hayles, Pieter Rijkbosch, Pieter Jacob, Luc Eekhout.

2e rij: Christian Bekaert, Hans Verstichel, Christian Piens, Geert van Assche, Johan Piens, Luc van der Straeten, Wim de Schrijver.

3e rij: Ronny van Wesemael, Geert van Lancker, Dirk Trossaert, Patrick van Hecke, Yvan Courtijn, Ronny Henrickx.

Twee studenten waren afwezig: Pierre de Cooman en Jan (van?) Goedertier. Ik ben niet zeker of de bovenstaande namen allemaal juist geschreven zijn.

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Verlorenbroodstraat 29639 viewsFrom the rear. In the foreground, a cement mixer on the building site of 31, Verlorenbroodstraat where Wilfried de Moor was building a villa.55555
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Andrew on the roof...631 viewsIn the background, the garage door of the Meerschaut's house. Marcel Meerschaut was a "Bobinage van motoren". 55555
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View from the roof639 viewsShowing the rear of the Meersschaut's house and one of the garages, or "boxen" that Marcel Meersschaut rented out.55555
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Verlorenbroodstraat, at the end of the road.644 views55555
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Foundations of Velorenbroodstraat 31, 1974694 viewsWilfried De Moor, his brother and nephew working on the foundations of Wilfried's villa.55555
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Merelbeke centruun - Gemeentehuis 1974738 views33333
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Ringvaart Merelbeke 1975668 views33333
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