Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Rattling Monsters Exhibition
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What a line up!2729 viewsLooking towards the large 3bhp engine with the other vertical engines in the foreground
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Relief now its all done2197 viewsNow that the Exhibition preparations are finished the relief shows on the face of a volunteer while they chat to visitors
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Replica engine from the left2066 viewsReplica engine from the left
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3bhp engine with one week to go to the Exhibition2010 viewslooking almost bare now that it can be seen connected up to the winch, exhaust pipe and gas pipes in place
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1bhp Atmospheric Engine1793 viewsAn example of the first style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower
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Close up of the 1bhp engine showing makers plate1756 viewsThis engine is in lovely condition as can be seen in this close up view
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Looking along the line of engines towards the large 3bhp engine1699 viewsthis magnificent line up is unique! It contains the replica 1/4 bhp engine; the 1bhp and the 3bhp
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Geoff working on the large engine1697 viewsThis is an example of the largest size built of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 3 horsepower
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Crossley plate on the 3bhp1636 viewsLarge engine displaying the Crossley plate - which was used in our 2006 brochure for the museum
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3bhp Crossley Atmospheric Engine1598 viewsThis engine belonged to W Butler & Co, tar distillers, Silverthorne Lane, St Philips, Bristol BS2. It was used to drive a winch and crane jib for barge unloading.

The original winch can be seen in the background of the picture
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Starting the engine1590 viewsGeoff in the process of starting the engine
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Close up of gears from the back of the engine1540 viewsview showing more of the detail of the gears from the back of the engine
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