Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
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Display cabinets being prepared1608 viewsit was difficult to know what to leave out - there was so much to chose from
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Jon Leigh with some opening remarks1605 viewsduring the presentation of the EHHS plaque May 2005
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This other Ruston engine replaced the other VXA that had failed years before1602 views
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Series of photographs starting the 4L2 for the first time (2)1597 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
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Crossley plate on the 3bhp1589 viewsLarge engine displaying the Crossley plate - which was used in our 2006 brochure for the museum
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Sectioned Gardner Fuel Pump1580 views
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Geoff with Mirlees No 11579 viewslast minute adjustments before the Exhibition begins.

This is the first engine every built in the UK (and only the 3rd ever built in the world). It was completed in November 1897 by Mirrlees, Watson, Yaryan & Company Limited in Glasgow.
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Series of photographs starting the 4L2 for the first time (1)1575 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
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made by one of our volunteers1566 viewsas these were missing replacements were made copying a pattern one of the volunteers had noticed at another museum
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3bhp Crossley Atmospheric Engine1551 viewsThis engine belonged to W Butler & Co, tar distillers, Silverthorne Lane, St Philips, Bristol BS2. It was used to drive a winch and crane jib for barge unloading.

The original winch can be seen in the background of the picture
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Paul Gardner thanks the President of the IMECHE for the award1550 viewsduring the presentation of the EHHS plaque May 2005
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Starting the engine1548 viewsGeoff in the process of starting the engine
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