Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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630hp 6 cylinder vertical diesel1967 views
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Next stage of the dismantling process1954 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Broken Hill power station in Australia.1923 viewsMirrlees next designed a larger engine during the latter part of 1912, which in it's production form was a cross head type unit having a bore of 21.5 inches and a stroke of 24 inches giving 166 BHP per cylinder at 215 r.p.m.
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum1908 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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The next load arrives on a glorious sunny day1892 viewsCrank shaft and water brake - each weighing 17 tons
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum1881 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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View of the Gardner room1865 viewsTaken standing beside the 4T5 and looking up the room
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Fly wheel (estimated at 20+ tons)1860 viewsPhotograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde, taken w/c 16 October 2006 whilst engine being dismantled
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17 ton crank being lowered into place1852 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
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Next stage of the dismantling process1839 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum1828 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum1827 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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