Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Last additions - Engines at the Museum
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Geoff with Mirlees No 11587 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 Exhibition1063 viewsMay 25, 2009
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Tim Leverton displays the IMechE's Heritage Award1090 viewsGroup Engineering Director & JCB Dieselmax DirectorMay 25, 2009
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Tim Leverton beside the Dieselmax engine display1351 viewsGroup Engineering Director & JCB Dieselmax DirectorMay 25, 2009
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Presenting the Heritage Award1118 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 footwear1432 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 Exhibition1318 viewsMay 25, 2009
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Mirrlees models1759 viewsa range of models shows engine development through the yearsMay 25, 2009
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Examples of fuel injection equipment for demonstration purposes1486 viewsin background you can see the Hornsby-Ackroyd Oil Engine built in 1896 May 25, 2009
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View of exhibition displays1334 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 3943027 viewsdelivered 20th November 1903 to University of BirminghamMay 25, 2009
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Interpretation boards helped to divide up the area2912 viewsMay 25, 2009
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