Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Shot 5 - after running a couple of minutes the exhaust cleared278 viewsrunning the Mirrlees U type for the first time at the museum, June 2008.

It hadn't been run since the 1970's
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See what I've got229 viewsthe spoon made from horse-chestnut will be ideal for this weeks Show and Tell at school
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Peter making some last minute adjustments, museum in background233 views
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Geoff with Mirlees No 11101 viewslast minute adjustments before the Exhibition begins.

This is the first engine every built in the UK (and only the 3rd ever built in the world). It was completed in November 1897 by Mirrlees, Watson, Yaryan & Company Limited in Glasgow.
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Nut Roast steam roller arriving at the museum318 viewsAugust 2012
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Nut Roast sports a lovely promotional banner for the museum300 views
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Nut Roast was popular with visitors304 views
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Steam Roller "Nut Roast" came to the museum for a few weeks308 views
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entrance to museum342 viewsNut Roast steam roller can be seen between the buildings
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Nut Roast steam roller344 views
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Nut Roast steam roller preparing for departure330 views
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Nut Roast steam roller being inspected474 viewsbefore leaving the museum en route to Alderley Edge
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