Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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1987 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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Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day 50hp Diesel Engine1967 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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Engine in situ at Perry Oaks Sewage Works1957 views
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Geoff Challinor outside the museum main building.1945 views
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Gallery above the engine allows visitors to watch it all unfold below them1934 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire back in steam
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Children completing the quiz1921 viewslooking for the clue about the 6LK
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National 25hp gas engine serial no. 176591913 views
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Don and Graham working on the MAN Diesel1908 viewsin preparation for the Diesel Exhibition
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Gardner 6LYT show model only no engine number allocated1907 views
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View of display area outside Gardner Room1901 viewsVarious display cabinets added to the exhibition of engines, giving insights into the Gardner family history.
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Series of photographs starting the 4L2 for the first time (8)1873 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
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Photographs of the Gardner 4NT1868 viewstaken in May 1935.

This was an experimental engine, never put into production
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