Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
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Geoff working on the large engine2694 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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another view of the Stott2693 viewslooking from the back towards the front of the engine
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The family connection2687 viewsRoger and Derek Gardner stand in the Gardner Room admiring their families legacy
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Crossley plate on the 3bhp2684 viewsLarge engine displaying the Crossley plate - which was used in our 2006 brochure for the museum
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Walter Higgenbotham, Mayor of Cheshire East and Mayor of Poynton2681 viewsrelax and discuss the engine after its inaugral run
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Stott engine, looking from front towards the flywheel2679 views
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view of the whole engine2674 viewsand viewing platforms
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Mayor of Cheshire East makes a short speech of welcome2672 viewsGeoff Challinor in foreground
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Jon Leigh with some opening remarks2666 viewsduring the presentation of the EHHS plaque May 2005
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Geoff with Mirlees No 12660 viewslast minute adjustments before the Exhibition begins.

This is the first engine every built in the UK (and only the 3rd ever built in the world). It was completed in November 1897 by Mirrlees, Watson, Yaryan & Company Limited in Glasgow.
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Geoff gives a brief history of where the engine came from 2656 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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there wasn't an inch that didn't get photographed2654 views
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