Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


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Flywheel arriving at the museum 2nd April 20073036 viewsThe 25 ton flywheel can be seen as the lorry arrives in the museum driveApr 07, 2007
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The giant flywheel only just manages to fit up the museum drive1721 viewsThe flywheel can be seen just skirting the tree on the leftApr 07, 2007
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I don't think they will manage to lift it off on their own1735 viewsPreparing the 25 ton flywheel for unloadingApr 07, 2007
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Left a bit1464 viewsGeoff Baker helps the crane driver position the flywheel during its unloadingApr 07, 2007
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25 ton flywheel being placed into position1654 viewsin its final resting place - for nowApr 07, 2007
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The next load arrives on a glorious sunny day1888 viewsCrank shaft and water brake - each weighing 17 tonsApr 07, 2007
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The load can be seen in front of the crane1673 viewsThe crankshaft and water brake prior to unloadingApr 07, 2007
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The water brake is hooked up ready to unload1595 viewsThe Sutton crane is ready to lift the 17 ton weightApr 07, 2007
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Crane unloads the Water Brake weighing 17 tons1606 viewsApr 07, 2007
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Crankshaft being unloaded by the Sutton crane1580 viewsUnloading continuesApr 07, 2007
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17 ton crank being lowered into place1848 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheelApr 07, 2007
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Don Foden applies preventative oil against rust2761 viewsDon is an ex-Mirrlees man. He was the engine-build and test foreman then Plant Manager. He grins and tells people he now brushes up at the Anson.Apr 07, 2007
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