Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Last additions - Diesel Exhibition 2008
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Geoff with Mirlees No 11156 viewslast minute adjustments before the Exhibition begins.

This is the first engine every built in the UK (and only the 3rd ever built in the world). It was completed in November 1897 by Mirrlees, Watson, Yaryan & Company Limited in Glasgow.
May 25, 2009
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Poster used to publicise the Exhibition683 viewsMay 25, 2009
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Tim Leverton displays the IMechE's Heritage Award703 viewsGroup Engineering Director & JCB Dieselmax DirectorMay 25, 2009
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Tim Leverton beside the Dieselmax engine display985 viewsGroup Engineering Director & JCB Dieselmax DirectorMay 25, 2009
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Presenting the Heritage Award734 viewsfrom the left
Geoff Challinor, Tim Leverton, Thelma Jackson (Mayor of Borough of Macclesfield) Colin Brown, IMechE’s Engineering Director
May 25, 2009
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Chairman of the IMechE Heritage Committee wows the volunteers with her footwear1003 viewsthey have measuring tapes up the back.

Prof Isobel Pollock - Chairman of IMechE Heritage Committee
May 25, 2009
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Visitors were invited to comment on the Exhibition914 viewsMay 25, 2009
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Mirrlees models1332 viewsa range of models shows engine development through the yearsMay 25, 2009
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Examples of fuel injection equipment for demonstration purposes1050 viewsin background you can see the Hornsby-Ackroyd Oil Engine built in 1896 May 25, 2009
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View of exhibition displays903 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.May 25, 2009
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MAN Serial number 394947 viewsdelivered 20th November 1903 to University of BirminghamMay 25, 2009
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Interpretation boards helped to divide up the area877 viewsMay 25, 2009
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