Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Crankshaft being unloaded by the Sutton crane2007 viewsUnloading continues
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close up of cam shaft1999 views
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Apprentice at Gardners1991 viewsthis gentleman began his apprenticeship with Gardners in 1929
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in the background can you see the face of Rudolf Diesel1988 viewswatching over the work being done on the MAN engine?
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Replica engine from the left1974 viewsReplica engine from the left
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View from behind the 4T51971 views
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Roger entertains1949 viewsRoger Gardner, one of the museum volunteers, starts the 4T5
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3bhp engine with one week to go to the Exhibition1937 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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Left a bit1919 viewsGeoff Baker helps the crane driver position the flywheel during its unloading
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1909 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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crowd gathers in anticipation1905 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire, 1st public run on Friday 23rd September 2011. First time in over 50 years.
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Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day 50hp Diesel Engine1888 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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