Anson Engine Museum

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View of the crankshaft2587 viewsPhotograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde, taken w/c 16 October 2006 whilst engine being dismantled
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Dismantling the engine at the college2540 viewsPhotographs showing the first stage of dismantling, taken last week in September 2006 by Maurice Clyde
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The next load arrives on a glorious sunny day2522 viewsCrank shaft and water brake - each weighing 17 tons
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum2469 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum2403 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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Fly wheel (estimated at 20+ tons)2388 viewsPhotograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde, taken w/c 16 October 2006 whilst engine being dismantled
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Next stage of the dismantling process2379 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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17 ton crank being lowered into place2368 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
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Next stage of the dismantling process2337 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum2330 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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The giant flywheel only just manages to fit up the museum drive2284 viewsThe flywheel can be seen just skirting the tree on the left
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I don't think they will manage to lift it off on their own2251 viewsPreparing the 25 ton flywheel for unloading
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