Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
Wot - no shed, another job that needs doing. Note non-standard outrigger bearing.6603 views
Supplied 22/10/31 To The Famous ARP Studios Ealing6252 views600BHP @ 300RPM .Weight approx. 60Tons
15.5" bore 20" stroke

6245 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.

Second lot of parts arrive at museum6128 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
Dox Engineers.jpg
Engineers at college5577 viewsThe engineers at the college when the engine was installed in Oct 1967.
Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum5464 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
Doxford Fit Crank 2.jpg
Crank being fitted5399 viewsWhen the engine was installed at the Marine College in Oct 1967, crank being fitted.
Photograph courtesy of MauriceClyde
Next stage of the dismantling process5351 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Gardner 4L2 being admired5216 viewsVisitors admiring the Gardner 4L2 after it had received the EHHS plaque May 2005
Trailer split to unload the engine4983 views
Flywheel arriving at the museum 2nd April 20074786 viewsThe 25 ton flywheel can be seen as the lorry arrives in the museum drive
Gardner 4T5 being prepared4709 viewsA crowd gathers to watch the Gardner 4T5 being warmed up and run. This impressive engine always draws a crowd of admirers.
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