Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


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Mayor of Cheshire East makes a short speech of welcome3042 viewsGeoff Challinor in foreground
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Martin who has carried out most of the cleaning and restoration of the Ruston VXA 3041 views
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Walter Higgenbotham, Mayor of Cheshire East and Mayor of Poynton3036 viewsrelax and discuss the engine after its inaugral run
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View of engine on top gantry3034 viewsthe pump is on the floor below
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This other Ruston engine replaced the other VXA that had failed years before3032 views
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shows the engine plate and the restoration work3025 views
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close up during restoration work3022 viewsshowing top of cylinder
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Geoff gives a brief history of where the engine came from 3020 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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Close up of gears from the back of the engine3018 viewsview showing more of the detail of the gears from the back of the engine
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The family connection2998 viewsRoger and Derek Gardner stand in the Gardner Room admiring their families legacy
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View of the air blast injector needle valve2997 viewsremoved for inspection
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3bhp Crossley Atmospheric Engine2991 viewsThis engine belonged to W Butler & Co, tar distillers, Silverthorne Lane, St Philips, Bristol BS2. It was used to drive a winch and crane jib for barge unloading.

The original winch can be seen in the background of the picture
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