Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Part funding for the new building came from WREN - see description1951 viewsThe museum had been successful in raising some of the money for the new building thanks to Landfill Tax credit funding of 25,000 from the Waste Recycling Group Ltd, administered by WREN. It also raised further contributions from the Cheshire Rural Tourism Development Grant Scheme to enhance the experience for visitors, especially those that make such efforts to visit Cheshire. This still however left a large proportion of the costs to be met by the museum funds.
Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day 50hp Diesel Engine1947 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 Works1934 views
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Children completing the quiz1902 viewslooking for the clue about the 6LK
Gallery above the engine allows visitors to watch it all unfold below them1900 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire back in steam
Geoff Challinor outside the museum main building.1899 views
National 25hp gas engine serial no. 176591894 views
Gardner 6LYT show model only no engine number allocated1890 views
Don and Graham working on the MAN Diesel1889 viewsin preparation for the Diesel Exhibition
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View of display area outside Gardner Room1857 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)1852 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
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Photographs of the Gardner 4NT1849 viewstaken in May 1935.

This was an experimental engine, never put into production
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