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The next load arrives on a glorious sunny day1890 viewsCrank shaft and water brake - each weighing 17 tons
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The load can be seen in front of the crane1675 viewsThe crankshaft and water brake prior to unloading
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The water brake is hooked up ready to unload1598 viewsThe Sutton crane is ready to lift the 17 ton weight
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Crane unloads the Water Brake weighing 17 tons1608 views
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Crankshaft being unloaded by the Sutton crane1582 viewsUnloading continues
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17 ton crank being lowered into place1850 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
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Don Foden applies preventative oil against rust2764 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.
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Flywheel arriving at the museum 2nd April 20073038 viewsThe 25 ton flywheel can be seen as the lorry arrives in the museum drive
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The giant flywheel only just manages to fit up the museum drive1723 viewsThe flywheel can be seen just skirting the tree on the left
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I don't think they will manage to lift it off on their own1737 viewsPreparing the 25 ton flywheel for unloading
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Left a bit1466 viewsGeoff Baker helps the crane driver position the flywheel during its unloading
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25 ton flywheel being placed into position1656 viewsin its final resting place - for now
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