Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


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Poster used to publicise the Exhibition620 views
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Visitors were invited to comment on the Exhibition856 views
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Presenting the Heritage Award676 viewsfrom the left
Geoff Challinor, Tim Leverton, Thelma Jackson (Mayor of Borough of Macclesfield) Colin Brown, IMechE’s Engineering Director
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Tim Leverton displays the IMechE's Heritage Award644 viewsGroup Engineering Director & JCB Dieselmax Director
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Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day 50hp Diesel Engine1398 viewsIt had been situated in the thermodynamics laboratory at the Liverpool John Moores University. It was used to demonstrate simple testing techniques. It suffered a catastrophic failure in 1998 resulting in extensive damage including the cylinder liner and piston/con-rod assembly.
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Drawing board as you enter the exhibition area830 views
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Looking down the exhibition area towards Mirrlees No 11049 viewsFirst diesel engine ever built in the UK (in Glasgow) 1897. Also the 3rd ever to have been built in the world.
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JCB area from another view point899 viewsJCB Dieselmax engine - fastest diesel engine in the world
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Perkins display stand1027 views
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Examples of fuel injection equipment for demonstration purposes985 viewsin background you can see the Hornsby-Ackroyd Oil Engine built in 1896
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View of exhibition displays842 viewsLeft is sectioned Paxman Ricardo engine, then pieces of the Doxford single-cylinder engine (timing chain, big end, control panel, etc) then screen where videos about Diesel were played throughout the season.
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MAN Serial number 394885 viewsdelivered 20th November 1903 to University of Birmingham
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