Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Paul Gardner opens the Exhibition3485 viewsPaul Gardner opens the Exhibition and thanks the museum for collecting such a wonderful display of Garder engines and memorabilia
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Next stage of the dismantling process3477 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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The giant flywheel only just manages to fit up the museum drive3470 viewsThe flywheel can be seen just skirting the tree on the left
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more Gardner engines being run3460 views
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side view of the Stott mill engine3451 views
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Relief now its all done3440 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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Gardner 2LW3424 viewsrestored by Charles Mills, ready to go into a canal narrowboat
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I don't think they will manage to lift it off on their own3394 viewsPreparing the 25 ton flywheel for unloading
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The load can be seen in front of the crane3378 viewsThe crankshaft and water brake prior to unloading
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Gallery above the engine allows visitors to watch it all unfold below them3366 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire back in steam
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crowd gathers in anticipation3356 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire, 1st public run on Friday 23rd September 2011. First time in over 50 years.
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3351 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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