Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Rattling Monsters Exhibition
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Front view of 3bhp showing makers plate2698 viewsIn fantastic condition for its age (built 1877) this view shows the gear detail from the front and the makers plate
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2676 viewsFirst style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower.
Serial No 481 Flywheel 41 x 3⅝
Total height 79 Height to shaft 58
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better view of the winch2672 viewsthe winch that can be seen in the background is the original that was used with this engine. It is in the process of being connected so it can raise a crane jib
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View along the line up - from the left2651 viewsIn the foreground is the 3bhp with the other vertical engines in the background
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Gear wheels of 1bhp engine from the back2649 viewsDetailed view of the first style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower
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Starting the engine2624 viewsGeoff in the process of starting the engine
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Geoff works on the large engine2567 viewsTurning the flywheel before running the 3bhp engine
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Closer view of the line up2565 viewsthis shows a clearer view of the engines and the connection between the large engine and the winch
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Crossley Brothers Atmospheric Engine2543 viewsThis is an example of the largest size built of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 3 horsepower

Built 1877; Flywheel 59 x 3⅛; Total height 104; Height to shaft 74
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Patterns used to make the replica2539 viewsThe magnificent replica has been lovingly built by Wayne Timms and Dave Allen (members of the Friends of the Anson Engine Museum). It is of engine number 361 that was originally built in 1871. These are the patterns they used while making it.
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Alternative view of the engine being started2497 viewsAlternative view of the engine being started by Geoff
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Leading into the Exhibition Hall2487 viewsDdisplay materials and interpretive boards lead the visitor through to the Exhibition Hall
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