Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

Engine information board4281 viewsDetails of the engine that were displayed at the college
The load can be seen in front of the crane3376 viewsThe crankshaft and water brake prior to unloading
The water brake is hooked up ready to unload3299 viewsThe Sutton crane is ready to lift the 17 ton weight
Crane unloads the Water Brake weighing 17 tons3267 views
Crankshaft being unloaded by the Sutton crane3204 viewsUnloading continues
17 ton crank being lowered into place3499 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
Don Foden applies preventative oil against rust4430 viewsDon is an ex-Mirrlees man. He was the engine-build and test foreman then Plant Manager. He grins and tells people he now brushes up at the Anson.
Flywheel arriving at the museum 2nd April 20074842 viewsThe 25 ton flywheel can be seen as the lorry arrives in the museum drive
The giant flywheel only just manages to fit up the museum drive3467 viewsThe flywheel can be seen just skirting the tree on the left
I don't think they will manage to lift it off on their own3391 viewsPreparing the 25 ton flywheel for unloading
Left a bit3111 viewsGeoff Baker helps the crane driver position the flywheel during its unloading
25 ton flywheel being placed into position3249 viewsin its final resting place - for now
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