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1250 viewsFirst style of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 1 horsepower.
Serial No 481 Flywheel 41 x 3⅝
Total height 79 Height to shaft 58
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Crossley Brothers Atmospheric Engine1118 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
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lifting the crank shaft out404 viewsthe engine had to be dismantled in the car park prior to its move to a new location
Crank shaft shows some numbers but no serial number1113 viewsRuston VXA
The next load arrives on a glorious sunny day2291 viewsCrank shaft and water brake - each weighing 17 tons
The load can be seen in front of the crane2019 viewsThe crankshaft and water brake prior to unloading
Crankshaft being unloaded by the Sutton crane1912 viewsUnloading continues
17 ton crank being lowered into place2186 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
close up of cam shaft1900 views
Don Foden applies preventative oil against rust3097 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.
1000 Engine Rally 2007 the Atkinson engine inside our stall315 viewsIt was built c1883, Engine No 643. One of only two known to have survived, (the other is at the Henry Ford Museum in America). It does 4 strokes of the piston to 1 revolution of the crankshaft. It is on loan to the Anson Engine Museum from the Techniek Museum Delft. Our sincere thanks to Dr Korving for permission to take the engine to the 1000 Engine Rally, Astle Park.
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Crankshaft being lowered2691 viewsWhen the engine was installed at the Marine College in Oct 1967.
Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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