Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Work on the Ruston engine 549 viewsa lovely 5 hp Hornsby oil engine and compressor from Trinity House arrived just before Easter. We plan to restore it to running condition.00000
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Generous donation in their mother's memory550 viewsHilda Warburton (daughter of Percy Jackson) died recently and in her memory members of the family came to present a cheque to the museum.00000
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Taking photo of the Doxford dial board531 viewsHilda Warburton (daughter of Percy Jackson) died recently and in her memory members of the family came to present a cheque to the museum.00000
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Visitors love to watch the volunteers at work831 views00000
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Furnival engine532 viewsS/No 369 built in 1898, ˝ HP Towns gas with tube ignition. Originally used at Peak Press, Chapel-en-le-Frith. Now driving a Furnival platen printing press, type set letters are on display. The future aim is to have the press actually printing. 00000
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Mirrlees engine UL8 type496 viewsS/No 85780 built with a Ricardo Comet combustion chamber Mark – ULB, Power – 370 BHP, Speed – 600 RPM. Originally supplied to Corby and District Water Co. Northants circa 1942. Thought to have been built in 1939.00000
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition682 viewsMirrlees No 1, 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.00000
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition543 viewsfrom bottom of building looking back towards early engines. On left front Mirrlees No 1, on right Hornsby Ackroyd, in distance Atkinson-cycle engine, Griffin, Crossley piano base00000
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition570 viewsLister engines and lighting plant00000
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition481 viewsbottom of building looking towards the Wells Bros engine. (Designed by John H Hamilton (chief engineer of Wells Bros) c1896. This was the first “Pressure-Scavenging” engine using low pressure air to clear the cylinder of the exhaust gases.)00000
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition477 viewsLooking towards exit00000
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Easter Tombola591 viewslots of fun with dozens of prizes and helped raise some funds00000
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