Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Back of lean to building, late summer 2003401 views
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Atmospheric engine being prepared for Exhibition401 views
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 inside our stall401 viewsDetails of the Atkinson-cycle engine.

It was built c1883, Engine No 643. One of only two known to have survived, (the other is at the Henry Ford Museum in America). It does 4 strokes of the piston to 1 revolution of the crankshaft. It is on loan to the Anson Engine Museum from the Techniek Museum Delft. Our sincere thanks to Dr Korving for permission to take the engine to the 1000 Engine Rally, Astle Park.
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Mirrlees Models being admired401 viewsthe Memorial building now has several interesting "groupings" to examine
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All ready for the Mirrlees U type to run401 viewstaken during the Saturday night visit from the 1000 Engine Rally
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Don explains the working to a curious visitor401 viewstaken during the Saturday night visit from the 1000 Engine Rally
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Driveway needs more work400 views
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Roof on, floor being levelled400 views
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Display of models400 viewsthe area that is now houses the Poynton Local History was used to house models in October 2003, note the dirt floor. Over that winter concrete was laid.
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Engines, a chat and a cup of tea - what a great night400 viewstaken during the Saturday night visit from the 1000 Engine Rally
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Snow and cold makes work even more difficult399 views
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Exhibition are being cleared during closed season 05/06399 views
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