Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

Last additions - Diesel Exhibition 2008
Geoff with Mirlees No 11749 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
Poster used to publicise the Exhibition1224 viewsMay 25, 2009
Tim Leverton displays the IMechE's Heritage Award1244 viewsGroup Engineering Director & JCB Dieselmax DirectorMay 25, 2009
Tim Leverton beside the Dieselmax engine display1506 viewsGroup Engineering Director & JCB Dieselmax DirectorMay 25, 2009
Presenting the Heritage Award1274 viewsfrom the left
Geoff Challinor, Tim Leverton, Thelma Jackson (Mayor of Borough of Macclesfield) Colin Brown, IMechE’s Engineering Director
May 25, 2009
Chairman of the IMechE Heritage Committee wows the volunteers with her footwear1594 viewsthey have measuring tapes up the back.

Prof Isobel Pollock - Chairman of IMechE Heritage Committee
May 25, 2009
Visitors were invited to comment on the Exhibition1460 viewsMay 25, 2009
Mirrlees models1903 viewsa range of models shows engine development through the yearsMay 25, 2009
Examples of fuel injection equipment for demonstration purposes1631 viewsin background you can see the Hornsby-Ackroyd Oil Engine built in 1896 May 25, 2009
View of exhibition displays1482 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
MAN Serial number 3943177 viewsdelivered 20th November 1903 to University of BirminghamMay 25, 2009
Interpretation boards helped to divide up the area3055 viewsMay 25, 2009
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