Anson Engine Museum

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View of the Gardner room3532 viewsTaken standing beside the 4T5 and looking up the room
1920 Bates & Scholes 34hp gas engine. Serial no 5117 was used for wood turning on Cornbrook Rd, Old Trafford, Manchester.3495 views
3484 views'J' engine with a bore of 9.75 by 10.5 stroke, was made in 3,4,5,6 and 8 cylinders in-line and 8, 12 and 16 cylinders Vee form covering a range of 135 to 2,480 BHP at 600 to 1000 r.p.m.
Blackstone oil engine3434 views
Next stage of the dismantling process3433 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
Bright work beautifully polished for the occasion3433 views
different view of 4T53423 views
Fly wheel (estimated at 20+ tons)3415 viewsPhotograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde, taken w/c 16 October 2006 whilst engine being dismantled
3408 viewsIn 1926 attention was paid to the development of other enclosed types, incorporating forced lubrication and two models were designed, one having a bore of 12.5 inches and a stroke of 19 inches, developing 60 BHP per cylinder at 300 r.p.m. and the other having a bore of 13 and three quarter inches and a stroke of 19 inches, developing 75 BHP per cylinder at 375 r.p.m.

4T5 steals the show3399 viewsvisitors crowd round to see this huge engine being started
Roger entertains3395 viewsRoger Gardner, one of the museum volunteers, starts the 4T5
17 ton crank being lowered into place3382 viewsbelow the crank you can see the giant flywheel
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