Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

Most viewed - Rattling Monsters Exhibition
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What a line up!2901 viewsLooking towards the large 3bhp engine with the other vertical engines in the foreground
Relief now its all done2360 viewsNow that the Exhibition preparations are finished the relief shows on the face of a volunteer while they chat to visitors
Replica engine from the left2212 viewsReplica engine from the left
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3bhp engine with one week to go to the Exhibition2196 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 Engine1988 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 plate1926 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 engine1854 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 engine1837 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 3bhp1798 viewsLarge engine displaying the Crossley plate - which was used in our 2006 brochure for the museum
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3bhp Crossley Atmospheric Engine1751 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 engine1733 viewsGeoff in the process of starting the engine
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Close up of gears from the back of the engine1722 viewsview showing more of the detail of the gears from the back of the engine
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