Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Mayor of Macclesfield249 viewsMayor of Macclesfield explains how important the museum is to the Borough.

Trevor Owen, President of IDGTE in background
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Visitors enjoy the explanation of how they work399 viewsGeoff explains the history and workings of the Rattling Monsters
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Sir Nicholas Winterton, Trevor Owen and Jim Crockatt (Mayor of Macclesfield)273 viewssome of the visitors entranced with Geoff's explanation
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Line up of the rally engines 28 October 2006300 viewsSome of the rally engines on display
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Petter S type284 viewsrally engine on display at museum 28 October 2006, shown by Bob Lester
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National engine, H type316 viewsamong the rally engines on display
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some of the rally engines on display251 views
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Petter S267 viewsrally engine on display at museum 28 October 2006, shown by Bob Lester
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 – inside our stall226 viewsOn display between the crate and the replica was the Tangye ‘Inverted’ Gas Engine, Built c1903, Engine No 888. Presented to Birmingham Science Museum by Tangye Ltd, Smethwick. Thought to be the only surviving example of the inverted vertical. Has typical Tangye mechanical oiler. Has been in store for several years and is now on loan for the Tangye Exhibition at the museum. Our sincere thanks to the Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery for permission to take the engine to the 1000 Engine Rally.
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 – inside our stall180 viewsvisitor intrigued by the crated Blackstone engine.

Blackstone Type JPI, HP 16, RPM 800, Engine Number JPL 83L 301. It had been sent to the African Water Technology Exhibition, Nairobi, Kenya in 1982 where it was on Stand No 109 driving a water pump. It was recently found (still crated) having been returned from the Exhibition to the Mirrlees factory in 1982. It had lain forgotten about for 25 years!
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 – inside our stall150 viewslooking across out stall towards the display engines
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 – inside our stall155 viewsdisplay board telling people about some of the engines we had to leave behind
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