Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Gardner 4L2 being admired5298 viewsVisitors admiring the Gardner 4L2 after it had received the EHHS plaque May 2005Jun 08, 2006
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3bhp engine with one week to go to the Exhibition3308 viewslooking almost bare now that it can be seen connected up to the winch, exhaust pipe and gas pipes in placeMay 13, 2006
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Crossley plate on the 3bhp2788 viewsLarge engine displaying the Crossley plate - which was used in our 2006 brochure for the museumMay 13, 2006
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Front view of 3bhp showing makers plate2761 viewsIn fantastic condition for its age (built 1877) this view shows the gear detail from the front and the makers plateMay 13, 2006
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Close up of gears from the back of the engine2844 viewsview showing more of the detail of the gears from the back of the engineMay 13, 2006
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another close up view of the gears on the 3bhp2466 viewsview from the back showing the gears in detailMay 13, 2006
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Close up of the 1bhp engine showing makers plate3028 viewsThis engine is in lovely condition as can be seen in this close up viewMay 13, 2006
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better view of the winch2739 viewsthe winch that can be seen in the background is the original that was used with this engine. It is in the process of being connected so it can raise a crane jibMay 13, 2006
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Engine with viewing platform in the background2470 viewsTo allow visitors a closer view of the governor and working mechanisms a viewing platform has been builtMay 13, 2006
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3bhp Crossley Atmospheric Engine2820 viewsThis engine belonged to W Butler & Co, tar distillers, Silverthorne Lane, St Philips, Bristol BS2. It was used to drive a winch and crane jib for barge unloading.

The original winch can be seen in the background of the picture
May 13, 2006
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Crossley Brothers Atmospheric Engine2609 viewsThis is an example of the largest size built of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 3 horsepower

Built 1877; Flywheel 59 x 3⅛; Total height 104; Height to shaft 74
May 13, 2006
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1bhp Atmospheric Engine3237 viewsAn example of the first style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower May 13, 2006
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