Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Out and about at shows - inc 1000 Engine Rally 2007
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 inside our stall1132 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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Great Days Out Fair - Reebok Stadium Feb 071121 viewsThe museum was one of the attractions featured on the Peaks and Plains of Cheshire stand. The engines and photographs proved popular with visitors.
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 inside our stall1121 viewsview of our small shop at the rally from the door of the marquee
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Les and Geoff at Taddington show with Ingenco engine1118 views
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Great Days Out Fair - Reebok Stadium Feb 071114 viewsThe museum was one of the attractions featured on the Peaks and Plains of Cheshire stand
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Poynton Show 2006, Margaret sets up the stand1113 views
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Poynton Show 2006, Geoff tries to decide on a winner1102 views
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 Saturday night at the museum1101 viewsDave Allen explains the workings and runs Atmospheric engines
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Great Days Out Fair - Reebok Stadium Feb 071097 viewsA magnum of champagne and two crystal glasses was presented by Alice Ferguson at the show.
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Great Days Out, Peaks & Plains, Anson Engine Museum1071 viewsThe engines and photographs proved popular with visitors.
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 Saturday night at the museum1070 viewsPaul Curzon runs the Gardner 4T5
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1000 Engine Rally 2007 inside our stall1066 viewsDetails of the Atkinson-cycle engine.

It 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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