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
Next stage of the dismantling process3477 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 drive3470 viewsThe flywheel can be seen just skirting the tree on the left
more Gardner engines being run3460 views
side view of the Stott mill engine3451 views
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
Gardner 2LW3424 viewsrestored by Charles Mills, ready to go into a canal narrowboat
I don't think they will manage to lift it off on their own3394 viewsPreparing the 25 ton flywheel for unloading
The load can be seen in front of the crane3378 viewsThe crankshaft and water brake prior to unloading
Gallery above the engine allows visitors to watch it all unfold below them3366 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire back in steam
crowd gathers in anticipation3356 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire, 1st public run on Friday 23rd September 2011. First time in over 50 years.
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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