Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Last additions - Engines at the Museum
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view from the gallery593 viewsSep 26, 2011
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engine just before running903 viewsSep 26, 2011
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close view of second cylinder627 viewsSep 26, 2011
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Geoff gives a brief history of where the engine came from 787 viewsStott Engine facts:
Built by SS Stott in 1903
Horizontal cross compound engine
Cylinders 12.5 inches and 22 inches by three inches
Flywheel 10 foot in diameter with a weight of 10 tons
HP Corliss Valves, LP Slide Valves
Indicated horsepower 200-250hp
Sep 26, 2011
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Geoff Challinor invites the Mayor of Cheshire East to say a few words651 viewshe described the museum as the jewel in the crown at the North West end of the CountySep 26, 2011
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Walter Higgenbotham was invited to start the engine for its 1st run682 viewsWalter was instrumental, along with Les Cawley, for taking the engine out of the Albion Mill in Hazel Grove some 27 years agoSep 26, 2011
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Walter Higgenbotham, Mayor of Cheshire East and Mayor of Poynton847 viewsrelax and discuss the engine after its inaugral runSep 26, 2011
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platform fitted to allow closer inspection of engine1003 viewsSep 26, 2011
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Gallery above the engine allows visitors to watch it all unfold below them1304 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire back in steamSep 26, 2011
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Geoff Baker double checks everything is ready1014 views1st public running of Largest Steam Engine in CheshireSep 26, 2011
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crowd gathers in anticipation1415 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire, 1st public run on Friday 23rd September 2011. First time in over 50 years.Sep 26, 2011
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Bright work beautifully polished for the occasion1653 viewsSep 26, 2011
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