Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

Most viewed - Rattling Monsters Exhibition
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Closer view of the line up1480 viewsthis shows a clearer view of the engines and the connection between the large engine and the winch
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Geoff works on the large engine1460 viewsTurning the flywheel before running the 3bhp engine
Patterns used to make the replica1454 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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Close up of the gear wheels on the First Style Crossley Atmospheric1451 viewsDetails of the gears and mechanisms show in this shot
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better view of the winch1444 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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Alternative view of the engine being started1440 viewsAlternative view of the engine being started by Geoff
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1402 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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Front view of 3bhp showing makers plate1399 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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View along the line up - from the left1397 viewsIn the foreground is the 3bhp with the other vertical engines in the background
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Leading into the Exhibition Hall1378 viewsDdisplay materials and interpretive boards lead the visitor through to the Exhibition Hall
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Gear wheels of 1bhp engine from the back1347 viewsDetailed view of the first style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower
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View from the platform1329 viewsthere is a viewing platform behind the 3bhp engine that allows visitors a closer look at the governor and free wheel mechanism
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