Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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2426 views'HP', having a bore of 13.75 inches and stroke 21 inches was also developed during this period., made in five to eight cylinders in-line sizes, either normally aspirated or turbocharged.Apr 10, 2006
1958 viewsMirrlees designed 'Ricardo' sleeve valve engines, one type having a bore of 5.5 inches and a stroke of 6.5 inches, developing 20 BHP per cylinder at 900 r.p.m., and the other with a bore of 17 inches and stroke of 21.5 inches, developing 50 BHP per cylinder at 200 r.p.m.

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1731 viewsIn 1926 attention was paid to the development of other enclosed types, incorporating forced lubrication and two models were designed, one having a bore of 12.5 inches and a stroke of 19 inches, developing 60 BHP per cylinder at 300 r.p.m. and the other having a bore of 13 and three quarter inches and a stroke of 19 inches, developing 75 BHP per cylinder at 375 r.p.m.

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Broken Hill power station in Australia.2453 viewsMirrlees next designed a larger engine during the latter part of 1912, which in it's production form was a cross head type unit having a bore of 21.5 inches and a stroke of 24 inches giving 166 BHP per cylinder at 215 r.p.m. Apr 10, 2006
1608 viewsDuring 1906, the Admiralty specification required lightweight diesel engines for the propulsion of pinnaces and Mirrlees designed a four cylinder unit of 120 BHP at 400 r.p.m. These engines had bed plates of aluminium and columns of manganese bronze. The piston diameter was 9 and three quarter inches with a stroke of 12 inches. Apr 10, 2006
1749 viewsAround the year 1903, the Admiralty ordered two engines, each of 160 BHP at 400 r.p.m. for installation in the battleship HMS Dreadnought.Apr 10, 2006
1897 air blast injection single cylinder diesel engine according to Diesel's design.2901 viewsThe first diesel built in BritainApr 10, 2006
Wot - no shed, another job that needs doing. Note non-standard outrigger bearing.5149 viewsApr 10, 2006
4836 viewsIt was used for for the studio lighting of such Classics as

Passport To Pimlico
Another Shore
Whiskey Galore
Kind Hearts and Coronets

To name just a few.
A nice photo exists of Miss Gracie Fields starting the engine.

Apr 10, 2006
Trailer split to unload the engine3714 viewsApr 10, 2006
Pulling into the unusually tidy carpark.3432 viewsApr 10, 2006
Sentinel Ganz twin cylinder four stroke diesel1008 viewsApr 10, 2006
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