Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Ruston 6VRK


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5 files, last one added on Apr 10, 2006
Album viewed 2487 times

Rattling Monsters Exhibition


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31 files, last one added on May 13, 2006
Album viewed 2667 times

Steam Section


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30 files, last one added on Sep 26, 2011
Album viewed 2638 times

Gardner Exhibition 2004


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78 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2006
Album viewed 2766 times

Doxford Engine


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42 files, last one added on Apr 07, 2007
Album viewed 3392 times

MAN Diesel Engine being restored


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7 files, last one added on Apr 06, 2008
Album viewed 1946 times

Diesel Exhibition 2008


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18 files, last one added on May 25, 2009
Album viewed 2565 times

Ruston VXA rescue and restoration


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42 files, last one added on Jan 17, 2011
Album viewed 2564 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - Engines at the Museum
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inside the water jacket2547 viewsRuston VXA
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Wot - no shed, another job that needs doing. Note non-standard outrigger bearing.6845 views
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17 ton crank being lowered into place3669 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
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View of the crankshaft3898 viewsPhotograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde, taken w/c 16 October 2006 whilst engine being dismantled
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Geoff gives a brief history of where the engine came from 3009 viewsStott Engine facts:
Built by SS Stott in 1903
Horizontal cross compound engine
Cylinders 12.5 inches and 22 inches by three inches
Flywheel 10 foot in diameter with a weight of 10 tons
HP Corliss Valves, LP Slide Valves
Indicated horsepower 200-250hp
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Here are some of the numbers found but no serial number2456 viewsRuston VXA - any help with year of build, bhp, etc appreciated
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Dismantling the engine at the college4391 viewsPhotographs showing the first stage of dismantling, taken last week in September 2006 by Maurice Clyde
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Oiling the main bearings2575 viewsRuston VXA

Last additions - Engines at the Museum
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original lubricators3301 viewsSep 26, 2011
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Info on S S Stott Company3078 viewsSep 26, 2011
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Mayor of Cheshire East makes a short speech of welcome3031 viewsGeoff Challinor in foregroundSep 26, 2011
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view of the whole engine3036 viewsand viewing platformsSep 26, 2011
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once the engine is running visitors are invited up on the platform 2976 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 photographed3033 viewsSep 26, 2011
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view from the back2977 viewsSep 26, 2011
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everything was polished and ready2936 viewsSep 26, 2011