Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Rattling Monsters Exhibition
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What a line up!2172 viewsLooking towards the large 3bhp engine with the other vertical engines in the foreground
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Replica engine from the left1563 viewsReplica engine from the left
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Relief now its all done1492 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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3bhp engine with one week to go to the Exhibition1480 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 Engine1233 viewsAn example of the first style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower
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Geoff working on the large engine1214 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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Looking along the line of engines towards the large 3bhp engine1208 viewsthis magnificent line up is unique! It contains the replica 1/4 bhp engine; the 1bhp and the 3bhp
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Close up of the 1bhp engine showing makers plate1204 viewsThis engine is in lovely condition as can be seen in this close up view
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Crossley plate on the 3bhp1169 viewsLarge engine displaying the Crossley plate - which was used in our 2006 brochure for the museum
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Starting the engine1121 viewsGeoff in the process of starting the engine
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3bhp Crossley Atmospheric Engine1079 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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Closer view of the line up1058 viewsthis shows a clearer view of the engines and the connection between the large engine and the winch
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