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850 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 Engine762 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 out161 viewsthe engine had to be dismantled in the car park prior to its move to a new location
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Crank shaft shows some numbers but no serial number745 viewsRuston VXA
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The next load arrives on a glorious sunny day1828 viewsCrank shaft and water brake - each weighing 17 tons
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The load can be seen in front of the crane1621 viewsThe crankshaft and water brake prior to unloading
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Crankshaft being unloaded by the Sutton crane1530 viewsUnloading continues
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17 ton crank being lowered into place1801 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
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close up of cam shaft1561 views
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Don Foden applies preventative oil against rust2708 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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1000 Engine Rally 2007 the Atkinson engine inside our stall140 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 lowered2343 viewsWhen the engine was installed at the Marine College in Oct 1967.
Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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