Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Gardner 6LYT show model only no engine number allocated2988 views
Restoration work on the MAN Diesel - cylinder head inlet and exhaust valves2977 viewsin preparation for the Diesel Exhibition.
slumbering giant2975 views
Eddie Fish about to run the Vickers Petter2972 views
Members of the Sheffield & District Society of Model & Expermental Engineers2957 views
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Gardner family at the opening ceremony2952 viewsThe museum was priveleged to have so many members of the Gardner family present at the opening ceremony
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Visitors admiring the Gardner display2945 views
It was lifted out in one piece after cylinder were taken off2940 viewsRuston VXA in workshop prior to restoration and cleaning
2935 viewsDuring 1906, the Admiralty specification required lightweight diesel engines for the propulsion of pinnaces and Mirrlees designed a four cylinder unit of 120 BHP at 400 r.p.m. These engines had bed plates of aluminium and columns of manganese bronze. The piston diameter was 9 and three quarter inches with a stroke of 12 inches.
Geoff welcomes invited crowd before 1st ever public running2935 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire
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Volunteers at work2923 viewsgood humour helped the last minute preparations
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Geoff lights the Gardner 4T52920 viewsGeoff being filmed for the Granada What's On programme (will be aired August 06)
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