Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

Most viewed - Rattling Monsters Exhibition
Patterns used to make the replica1119 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 engine1113 viewsTurning the flywheel before running the 3bhp engine
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Close up of gears from the back of the engine1109 viewsview showing more of the detail of the gears from the back of the engine
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Alternative view of the engine being started1103 viewsAlternative view of the engine being started by Geoff
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Close up of the gear wheels on the First Style Crossley Atmospheric1067 viewsDetails of the gears and mechanisms show in this shot
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better view of the winch1061 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 left1058 viewsIn the foreground is the 3bhp with the other vertical engines in the background
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Front view of 3bhp showing makers plate1031 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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1000 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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View from the platform998 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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Gear wheels of 1bhp engine from the back964 viewsDetailed view of the first style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower
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Leading into the Exhibition Hall946 viewsDdisplay materials and interpretive boards lead the visitor through to the Exhibition Hall
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