Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Paul Gardner opens the Exhibition3378 viewsPaul Gardner opens the Exhibition and thanks the museum for collecting such a wonderful display of Garder engines and memorabilia
Next stage of the dismantling process3361 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
The giant flywheel only just manages to fit up the museum drive3347 viewsThe flywheel can be seen just skirting the tree on the left
side view of the Stott mill engine3328 views
Relief now its all done3322 viewsNow that the Exhibition preparations are finished the relief shows on the face of a volunteer while they chat to visitors
Gardner 2LW3295 viewsrestored by Charles Mills, ready to go into a canal narrowboat
I don't think they will manage to lift it off on their own3267 viewsPreparing the 25 ton flywheel for unloading
more Gardner engines being run3264 views
The load can be seen in front of the crane3260 viewsThe crankshaft and water brake prior to unloading
Geoff explains how the atmospheric engine works3234 viewsMuseums at Night
crowd gathers in anticipation3229 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire, 1st public run on Friday 23rd September 2011. First time in over 50 years.
Gallery above the engine allows visitors to watch it all unfold below them3226 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire back in steam
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