Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
Mayor of Cheshire East makes a short speech of welcome3042 viewsGeoff Challinor in foreground
Martin who has carried out most of the cleaning and restoration of the Ruston VXA 3041 views
Walter Higgenbotham, Mayor of Cheshire East and Mayor of Poynton3036 viewsrelax and discuss the engine after its inaugral run
View of engine on top gantry3034 viewsthe pump is on the floor below
This other Ruston engine replaced the other VXA that had failed years before3032 views
shows the engine plate and the restoration work3025 views
close up during restoration work3022 viewsshowing top of cylinder
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
The family connection2998 viewsRoger and Derek Gardner stand in the Gardner Room admiring their families legacy
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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