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Geoff Baker double checks everything is ready913 views1st public running of Largest Steam Engine in Cheshire
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crowd gathers in anticipation1311 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire, 1st public run on Friday 23rd September 2011. First time in over 50 years.
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Geoff welcomes invited crowd before 1st ever public running968 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire
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Walter Higgenbotham was invited to start the engine for its 1st run591 viewsWalter was instrumental, along with Les Cawley, for taking the engine out of the Albion Mill in Hazel Grove some 27 years ago
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showing the model ready for the 1st tree to be planted198 viewsTree Planting Ceremony 18th September 2008
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Replica engine on display in the Memorial building372 viewsReplica of Diesel's engine that was built in 1897 and is considered to be the first diesel engine. It had been preceded by two experimental motors in 1882/93 and 1894. However, they did not work satisfactorily.

Replica built for MAN Truck & Bus to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Diesel's birth, 2008.
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On left replica of 1st diesel engine ever built, on right the 3rd ever built in the world430 viewsReplica of Diesel's engine that was built in 1897 and is considered to be the first diesel engine. It had been preceded by two experimental motors in 1882/93 and 1894. However, they did not work satisfactorily.

Replica built for MAN Truck & Bus to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Diesel's birth, 2008.
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Ready to run it for the 1st time533 viewsall the volunteers huddle round to watch, Tuesday 16 August 2011.

Vickers Petter (No 1083, CR2, 2 stroke oil engine. Built c1924, 120BHP used at York Waterworks)
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Vickers Petter engine runs for 1st time473 views16 August 2011. The volunteers have made a terrific job stripping and restoring this engine.
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Vickers Petter engine runs for 1st time492 views16 August 2011. Don "the governor" looks on proudly
   
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