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.

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.
Engine in situ at Perry Oaks Sewage Works1957 views
Geoff Challinor outside the museum main building.1945 views
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
National 25hp gas engine serial no. 176591913 views
Don and Graham working on the MAN Diesel1908 viewsin preparation for the Diesel Exhibition
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.
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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