Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


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Patterns used to make the replica1046 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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Geoff works on the large engine1046 viewsTurning the flywheel before running the 3bhp engine
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Alternative view of the engine being started1037 viewsAlternative view of the engine being started by Geoff
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Close up of gears from the back of the engine1026 viewsview showing more of the detail of the gears from the back of the engine
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View along the line up - from the left981 viewsIn the foreground is the 3bhp with the other vertical engines in the background
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Close up of the gear wheels on the First Style Crossley Atmospheric975 viewsDetails of the gears and mechanisms show in this shot
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better view of the winch970 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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Front view of 3bhp showing makers plate957 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 from the platform929 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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907 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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Gear wheels of 1bhp engine from the back874 viewsDetailed view of the first style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower
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another close up view of the gears on the 3bhp865 viewsview from the back showing the gears in detail
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