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
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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.
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1920 Bates & Scholes 34hp gas engine. Serial no 5117 was used for wood turning on Cornbrook Rd, Old Trafford, Manchester.3626 views
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Blackstone oil engine3593 views
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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.

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

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