Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


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1bhp Atmospheric Engine1235 viewsAn example of the first style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower
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906 viewsFirst style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower.
Serial No 481 Flywheel 41 x 3⅝
Total height 79 Height to shaft 58
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Gear wheels of 1bhp engine from the back873 viewsDetailed view of the first style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower
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Close up of the gear wheels on the First Style Crossley Atmospheric974 viewsDetails of the gears and mechanisms show in this shot
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Close up of the 1bhp engine showing makers plate1207 viewsThis engine is in lovely condition as can be seen in this close up view
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better view of the winch969 viewsthe winch that can be seen in the background is the original that was used with this engine. It is in the process of being connected so it can raise a crane jib
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Engine with viewing platform in the background773 viewsTo allow visitors a closer view of the governor and working mechanisms a viewing platform has been built
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3bhp Crossley Atmospheric Engine1081 viewsThis engine belonged to W Butler & Co, tar distillers, Silverthorne Lane, St Philips, Bristol BS2. It was used to drive a winch and crane jib for barge unloading.

The original winch can be seen in the background of the picture
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Crossley Brothers Atmospheric Engine813 viewsThis is an example of the largest size built of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 3 horsepower

Built 1877; Flywheel 59 x 3⅛; Total height 104; Height to shaft 74
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3bhp engine with one week to go to the Exhibition1482 viewslooking almost bare now that it can be seen connected up to the winch, exhaust pipe and gas pipes in place
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Front view of 3bhp showing makers plate956 viewsIn fantastic condition for its age (built 1877) this view shows the gear detail from the front and the makers plate
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Close up of gears from the back of the engine1025 viewsview showing more of the detail of the gears from the back of the engine
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