Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Starting the engine1198 viewsGeoff in the process of starting the engine
Looking down the exhibition area towards Mirrlees No 11197 viewsFirst diesel engine ever built in the UK (in Glasgow) 1897. Also the 3rd ever to have been built in the world.
Engine partly dismantled ready for transportation to Cheshire1196 viewsJanuary 1997
1929 National NV diesel engine1190 views
Series of photographs starting the 4L2 for the first time (6)1181 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
made by one of our volunteers1180 viewsas these were missing replacements were made copying a pattern one of the volunteers had noticed at another museum
Perkins display stand1170 views
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3bhp Crossley Atmospheric Engine1169 viewsThis engine belonged to W Butler & Co, tar distillers, Silverthorne Lane, St Philips, Bristol BS2. It was used to drive a winch and crane jib for barge unloading.

The original winch can be seen in the background of the picture
4T5 alrernative view1168 views
Piston and rod removed for cleaning1167 viewsRuston VXA
Geoff welcomes invited crowd before 1st ever public running1165 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire
Geoff says a few words at the presentation1164 viewsJust before the presentation of the EHHS plaque May 2005
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