Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Part funding for the new building came from WREN - see description6684 viewsThe museum had been successful in raising some of the money for the new building thanks to Landfill Tax credit funding of 25,000 from the Waste Recycling Group Ltd, administered by WREN. It also raised further contributions from the Cheshire Rural Tourism Development Grant Scheme to enhance the experience for visitors, especially those that make such efforts to visit Cheshire. This still however left a large proportion of the costs to be met by the museum funds.
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Wot - no shed, another job that needs doing. Note non-standard outrigger bearing.6468 views
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Supplied 22/10/31 To The Famous ARP Studios Ealing6124 views600BHP @ 300RPM .Weight approx. 60Tons
15.5" bore 20" stroke


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6108 viewsIt was used for for the studio lighting of such Classics as

Passport To Pimlico
Another Shore
Whiskey Galore
Kind Hearts and Coronets

To name just a few.
A nice photo exists of Miss Gracie Fields starting the engine.


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Second lot of parts arrive at museum6020 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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630hp 6 cylinder vertical diesel5971 views
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Engineers at college5425 viewsThe engineers at the college when the engine was installed in Oct 1967.
Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum5359 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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General arrangement of a National vertical tandem gas engine5277 views
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Crank being fitted5253 viewsWhen the engine was installed at the Marine College in Oct 1967, crank being fitted.
Photograph courtesy of MauriceClyde
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Next stage of the dismantling process5244 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Gardner 4L2 being admired5111 viewsVisitors admiring the Gardner 4L2 after it had received the EHHS plaque May 2005
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