Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
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Wot - no shed, another job that needs doing. Note non-standard outrigger bearing.4310 views
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3989 viewsIt was used for for the studio lighting of such Classics as

Passport To Pimlico
Another Shore
Whiskey Galore
Kind Hearts and Coronets

To name just a few.
A nice photo exists of Miss Gracie Fields starting the engine.


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Supplied 22/10/31 To The Famous ARP Studios Ealing3983 views600BHP @ 300RPM .Weight approx. 60Tons
15.5" bore 20" stroke


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Next stage of the dismantling process3618 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Engineers at college3105 viewsThe engineers at the college when the engine was installed in Oct 1967.
Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Trailer split to unload the engine2983 views
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Flywheel arriving at the museum 2nd April 20072983 viewsThe 25 ton flywheel can be seen as the lorry arrives in the museum drive
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Crank being fitted2964 viewsWhen the engine was installed at the Marine College in Oct 1967, crank being fitted.
Photograph courtesy of MauriceClyde
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First stages of the dismantling2936 viewsTaken at the college last week September, 2006 by Maurice Clyde.
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Gardner 4L2 being admired2891 viewsVisitors admiring the Gardner 4L2 after it had received the EHHS plaque May 2005
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Fit Fly Wheel2744 viewsWhen the engine was installed at the Marine College in Oct 1967, view of fly wheel being fitted.
Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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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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