Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - 2010 season
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View of 5hp Hornsby and compressor from Trinity House724 viewsOriginally installed in 1912 at Serk Lighthouse, Channel Islands and used to maintain the Reed type fog signal until the station was modernised in 1969.
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5hp Hornsby Oil Engine and compressor from Trinity House552 viewsOriginally installed in 1912 at Serk Lighthouse, Channel Islands and used to maintain the Reed type fog signal until the station was modernised in 1969.
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Trinity House info board re Serk Lighthouse380 views
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition372 viewsMirrlees No 1, 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.
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Tony Green receives MBE370 viewsCongratulations Tony - For voluntary service to Industrial Heritage in the Staffordshire Potteries.

We are very proud to have you as a Life Member of our Friends.
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Look at the smoke cloud!!330 viewsthis is the first run after over 20 years and the temperature is about 3 degrees - not kind for a first run but they couldn't wait to have a go
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Hornsby Oil Engine Info Board317 views
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition269 viewsLister engines and lighting plant
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Demonstation of the Atkinson-cycle engine261 viewsis part of the guided talk that visitors can enjoy
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Stott steam engine in background252 viewscurrently turning over on electric power we plan to have this "in steam" later this year.
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Furnival engine249 viewsS/No 369 built in 1898, HP Towns gas with tube ignition. Originally used at Peak Press, Chapel-en-le-Frith. Now driving a Furnival platen printing press, type set letters are on display. The future aim is to have the press actually printing.
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Generous donation in their mother's memory249 viewsHilda Warburton (daughter of Percy Jackson) died recently and in her memory members of the family came to present a cheque to the museum.
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