Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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side view of the Stott mill engine1594 views
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Crankshaft being unloaded by the Sutton crane1582 viewsUnloading continues
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Replica engine from the left1566 viewsReplica engine from the left
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Apprentice at Gardners1566 viewsthis gentleman began his apprenticeship with Gardners in 1929
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View from behind the 4T51545 views
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General arrangement of a National vertical tandem gas engine1528 views
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Relief now its all done1496 viewsNow that the Exhibition preparations are finished the relief shows on the face of a volunteer while they chat to visitors
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Roger entertains1490 viewsRoger Gardner, one of the museum volunteers, starts the 4T5
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3bhp engine with one week to go to the Exhibition1482 viewslooking almost bare now that it can be seen connected up to the winch, exhaust pipe and gas pipes in place
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1476 views1934 Mirrlees designed a new engine, having a bore of 8.25 inches and a stroke of 12 inches developing 60 BHP per cylinder at 900 r.p.m. Example is a UD8
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Left a bit1466 viewsGeoff Baker helps the crane driver position the flywheel during its unloading
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Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day 50hp Diesel Engine1457 viewsIt had been situated in the thermodynamics laboratory at the Liverpool John Moores University. It was used to demonstrate simple testing techniques. It suffered a catastrophic failure in 1998 resulting in extensive damage including the cylinder liner and piston/con-rod assembly.
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