Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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2251 viewsMirrlees designed 'Ricardo' sleeve valve engines, one type having a bore of 5.5 inches and a stroke of 6.5 inches, developing 20 BHP per cylinder at 900 r.p.m., and the other with a bore of 17 inches and stroke of 21.5 inches, developing 50 BHP per cylinder at 200 r.p.m.

Left a bit2246 viewsGeoff Baker helps the crane driver position the flywheel during its unloading
Gallery above the engine allows visitors to watch it all unfold below them2246 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire back in steam
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Children completing the quiz2221 viewslooking for the clue about the 6LK
Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day 50hp Diesel Engine2217 viewsIt had been situated in the thermodynamics laboratory at the Liverpool John Moores University. It was used to demonstrate simple testing techniques. It suffered a catastrophic failure in 1998 resulting in extensive damage including the cylinder liner and piston/con-rod assembly.
Engine in situ at Perry Oaks Sewage Works2213 views
Blackstone oil engine2181 views
National 25hp gas engine serial no. 176592163 views
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View of display area outside Gardner Room2152 viewsVarious display cabinets added to the exhibition of engines, giving insights into the Gardner family history.
1902 Tangye gas engine. Serial no. 7684 produced 20hp on town gas and drove a paint mill on Paisley Rd in Glasgow2134 views
Series of photographs starting the 4L2 for the first time (8)2132 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
Don and Graham working on the MAN Diesel2128 viewsin preparation for the Diesel Exhibition
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