Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Steam Section
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another view of the Stott2693 viewslooking from the back towards the front of the engine
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Walter Higgenbotham, Mayor of Cheshire East and Mayor of Poynton2681 viewsrelax and discuss the engine after its inaugral run
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Stott engine, looking from front towards the flywheel2679 views
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view of the whole engine2674 viewsand viewing platforms
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Mayor of Cheshire East makes a short speech of welcome2672 viewsGeoff Challinor in foreground
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Geoff gives a brief history of where the engine came from 2656 viewsStott Engine facts:
Built by SS Stott in 1903
Horizontal cross compound engine
Cylinders 12.5 inches and 22 inches by three inches
Flywheel 10 foot in diameter with a weight of 10 tons
HP Corliss Valves, LP Slide Valves
Indicated horsepower 200-250hp
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there wasn't an inch that didn't get photographed2654 views
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view from the back2624 views
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once the engine is running visitors are invited up on the platform 2614 viewsto inspect the engine under the guidance of our volunteers
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everything was polished and ready2585 views
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Frank Barton (91) whose family owned Barton Mill where the engine came from2515 views
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Walter Higgenbotham was invited to start the engine for its 1st run2495 viewsWalter was instrumental, along with Les Cawley, for taking the engine out of the Albion Mill in Hazel Grove some 27 years ago
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