Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Crankshaft being unloaded by the Sutton crane2083 viewsUnloading continues
Replica engine from the left2066 viewsReplica engine from the left
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Apprentice at Gardners2066 viewsthis gentleman began his apprenticeship with Gardners in 1929
close up of cam shaft2056 views
in the background can you see the face of Rudolf Diesel2045 viewswatching over the work being done on the MAN engine?
View from behind the 4T52040 views
Roger entertains2028 viewsRoger Gardner, one of the museum volunteers, starts the 4T5
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3bhp engine with one week to go to the Exhibition2010 viewslooking almost bare now that it can be seen connected up to the winch, exhaust pipe and gas pipes in place
Left a bit1995 viewsGeoff Baker helps the crane driver position the flywheel during its unloading
1986 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
crowd gathers in anticipation1982 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire, 1st public run on Friday 23rd September 2011. First time in over 50 years.
1958 viewsMirrlees designed 'Ricardo' sleeve valve engines, one type having a bore of 5.5 inches and a stroke of 6.5 inches, developing 20 BHP per cylinder at 900 r.p.m., and the other with a bore of 17 inches and stroke of 21.5 inches, developing 50 BHP per cylinder at 200 r.p.m.

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