Anson Engine Museum

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Broken Hill power station in Australia.2453 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.
2426 views'HP', having a bore of 13.75 inches and stroke 21 inches was also developed during this period., made in five to eight cylinders in-line sizes, either normally aspirated or turbocharged.
Geoff explains how the atmospheric engine works2417 viewsMuseums at Night
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum2394 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
1955 Crossley 16hp diesel engine serial no. 145173. This was an instructional engine used at Chesterfield College of Technology2382 views
Fly wheel (estimated at 20+ tons)2382 viewsPhotograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde, taken w/c 16 October 2006 whilst engine being dismantled
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View of the Gardner room2380 viewsTaken standing beside the 4T5 and looking up the room
Next stage of the dismantling process2374 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
17 ton crank being lowered into place2366 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
Crowd gathers to view the Gardner 4T52349 viewsassembling in front of the large Gardner the crowd anticipate it being lit and run
Visitors assemble at far end of the Gardner Room2349 views
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4T5 being lit by blow lamp2341 views
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