Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Ruston 6VRK


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5 files, last one added on Apr 10, 2006
Album viewed 2323 times

Rattling Monsters Exhibition


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31 files, last one added on May 13, 2006
Album viewed 2501 times

Steam Section


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30 files, last one added on Sep 26, 2011
Album viewed 2470 times

Gardner Exhibition 2004


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78 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2006
Album viewed 2586 times

Doxford Engine


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42 files, last one added on Apr 07, 2007
Album viewed 3171 times

MAN Diesel Engine being restored


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7 files, last one added on Apr 06, 2008
Album viewed 1803 times

Diesel Exhibition 2008


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18 files, last one added on May 25, 2009
Album viewed 2404 times

Ruston VXA rescue and restoration


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42 files, last one added on Jan 17, 2011
Album viewed 2392 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - Engines at the Museum
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Fly wheel (estimated at 20+ tons)3587 viewsPhotograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde, taken w/c 16 October 2006 whilst engine being dismantled
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Foundations after engine removed2938 views
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Gardner 6LYT show model only no engine number allocated3041 views
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Trying speed saver bedding compound2596 viewsfor bedding in the bearings.

Ruston VXA
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17 ton crank being lowered into place3551 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
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View along the engine, mostly reassembled2608 viewsRuston VXA
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View of exhibition displays2555 viewsLeft is sectioned Paxman Ricardo engine, then pieces of the Doxford single-cylinder engine (timing chain, big end, control panel, etc) then screen where videos about Diesel were played throughout the season.
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Oil pressure gauge prior to restoration2471 viewsRuston VXA

Last additions - Engines at the Museum
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original lubricators3154 viewsSep 26, 2011
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Info on S S Stott Company2927 viewsSep 26, 2011
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Mayor of Cheshire East makes a short speech of welcome2884 viewsGeoff Challinor in foregroundSep 26, 2011
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view of the whole engine2881 viewsand viewing platformsSep 26, 2011
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once the engine is running visitors are invited up on the platform 2822 viewsto inspect the engine under the guidance of our volunteersSep 26, 2011
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there wasn't an inch that didn't get photographed2876 viewsSep 26, 2011
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view from the back2831 viewsSep 26, 2011
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everything was polished and ready2792 viewsSep 26, 2011