Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

Ruston 6VRK


5 files, last one added on Apr 10, 2006
Album viewed 2490 times

Rattling Monsters Exhibition

bristol atmos.jpg

31 files, last one added on May 13, 2006
Album viewed 2668 times

Steam Section


30 files, last one added on Sep 26, 2011
Album viewed 2640 times

Gardner Exhibition 2004

opening speeches.jpg

78 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2006
Album viewed 2768 times

Doxford Engine


42 files, last one added on Apr 07, 2007
Album viewed 3395 times

MAN Diesel Engine being restored


7 files, last one added on Apr 06, 2008
Album viewed 1949 times

Diesel Exhibition 2008


18 files, last one added on May 25, 2009
Album viewed 2566 times

Ruston VXA rescue and restoration


42 files, last one added on Jan 17, 2011
Album viewed 2565 times

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Random files - Engines at the Museum
looking good.jpg
View of display area outside Gardner Room3213 viewsVarious display cabinets added to the exhibition of engines, giving insights into the Gardner family history.
Injector nozzle 2545 viewsRuston VXA
Foundations after engine removed3070 views
6514 viewsIt was used for for the studio lighting of such Classics as

Passport To Pimlico
Another Shore
Whiskey Galore
Kind Hearts and Coronets

To name just a few.
A nice photo exists of Miss Gracie Fields starting the engine.

Here are some of the numbers found but no serial number2464 viewsRuston VXA - any help with year of build, bhp, etc appreciated
Blow lamps.jpg
4T5 being lit by blow lamp4159 views
Arched window into the Gardner Room2771 viewsthis lovely arched window and wall was constructed by Geoff Baker to help partition of the Gardner room
different view of 4T53729 views

Last additions - Engines at the Museum
original lubricators3312 viewsSep 26, 2011
Info on S S Stott Company3089 viewsSep 26, 2011
Mayor of Cheshire East makes a short speech of welcome3042 viewsGeoff Challinor in foregroundSep 26, 2011
view of the whole engine3047 viewsand viewing platformsSep 26, 2011
once the engine is running visitors are invited up on the platform 2987 viewsto inspect the engine under the guidance of our volunteersSep 26, 2011
there wasn't an inch that didn't get photographed3044 viewsSep 26, 2011
view from the back2988 viewsSep 26, 2011
everything was polished and ready2947 viewsSep 26, 2011