Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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View of the Gardner room3638 viewsTaken standing beside the 4T5 and looking up the room
3627 views'J' engine with a bore of 9.75 by 10.5 stroke, was made in 3,4,5,6 and 8 cylinders in-line and 8, 12 and 16 cylinders Vee form covering a range of 135 to 2,480 BHP at 600 to 1000 r.p.m.
1920 Bates & Scholes 34hp gas engine. Serial no 5117 was used for wood turning on Cornbrook Rd, Old Trafford, Manchester.3626 views
Blackstone oil engine3593 views
3562 viewsIn 1926 attention was paid to the development of other enclosed types, incorporating forced lubrication and two models were designed, one having a bore of 12.5 inches and a stroke of 19 inches, developing 60 BHP per cylinder at 300 r.p.m. and the other having a bore of 13 and three quarter inches and a stroke of 19 inches, developing 75 BHP per cylinder at 375 r.p.m.

Next stage of the dismantling process3557 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
Bright work beautifully polished for the occasion3552 views
different view of 4T53543 views
Fly wheel (estimated at 20+ tons)3531 viewsPhotograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde, taken w/c 16 October 2006 whilst engine being dismantled
Roger entertains3522 viewsRoger Gardner, one of the museum volunteers, starts the 4T5
4T5 steals the show3519 viewsvisitors crowd round to see this huge engine being started
17 ton crank being lowered into place3501 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
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