Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Trailer split to unload the engine5050 views11111
(19 votes)
4L2 being admired.jpg
Gardner 4L2 being admired5298 viewsVisitors admiring the Gardner 4L2 after it had received the EHHS plaque May 200511111
(21 votes)
Relief now its all done3440 viewsNow that the Exhibition preparations are finished the relief shows on the face of a volunteer while they chat to visitors11111
(26 votes)
First stages of the dismantling4598 viewsTaken at the college last week September, 2006 by Maurice Clyde.11111
(19 votes)
Next stage of the dismantling process5414 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
(22 votes)
Second lot of parts arrive at museum6201 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 200600000
(16 votes)
Apprentice in 1929.jpg
Apprentice at Gardners3340 viewsthis gentleman began his apprenticeship with Gardners in 192900000
(4 votes)
close up during restoration work2877 viewsshowing top of cylinder00000
(3 votes)
and the winner is .....jpg
Grand Raffle being drawn3912 viewsby Geoff Challinor and Mrs Paul Gardner00000
(3 votes)
Roger entertains3522 viewsRoger Gardner, one of the museum volunteers, starts the 4T500000
(3 votes)
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View of the Gardner room3638 viewsTaken standing beside the 4T5 and looking up the room00000
(3 votes)
Geoff with Mirlees No 12767 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.
(2 votes)
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