Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
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This other Ruston engine replaced the other VXA that had failed years before2616 views
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Series of photographs starting the 4L2 for the first time (5)2607 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
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Foundations after engine removed2604 views
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Martin who has carried out most of the cleaning and restoration of the Ruston VXA 2596 views
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Close up of gears from the back of the engine2586 viewsview showing more of the detail of the gears from the back of the engine
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View of engine on top gantry2586 viewsthe pump is on the floor below
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Pete gets caught photographing the photographer2585 viewsduring the presentation of the EHHS plaque May 2005
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Gardner 2LW2584 views24 bhp at 1200 rpm
Engine no 169677 built between 1 July 1969 and 2 January 1970
Used on a ship to drive a winch unit until 1999
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Geoff working on the large engine2574 viewsThis is an example of the largest size built of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 3 horsepower
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Series of photographs starting the 4L2 for the first time (4)2564 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
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Display cabinets being prepared2558 viewsit was difficult to know what to leave out - there was so much to chose from
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3bhp Crossley Atmospheric Engine2557 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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