Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
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Crank shaft shows some numbers but no serial number2465 viewsRuston VXA
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Chairman of the IMechE Heritage Committee wows the volunteers with her footwear2464 viewsthey have measuring tapes up the back.

Prof Isobel Pollock - Chairman of IMechE Heritage Committee
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Frank Barton (91) whose family owned Barton Mill where the engine came from2464 views
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Crossley Brothers Atmospheric Engine2454 viewsThis is an example of the largest size built of the Crossley Brothers Atmospheric-Free Piston engine; it is rated at 3 horsepower

Built 1877; Flywheel 59 x 3⅛; Total height 104; Height to shaft 74
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Showing engine above and pump below 2454 views
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Patterns used to make the replica2452 viewsThe magnificent replica has been lovingly built by Wayne Timms and Dave Allen (members of the Friends of the Anson Engine Museum). It is of engine number 361 that was originally built in 1871. These are the patterns they used while making it.
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Walter Higgenbotham was invited to start the engine for its 1st run2443 viewsWalter was instrumental, along with Les Cawley, for taking the engine out of the Albion Mill in Hazel Grove some 27 years ago
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Close up2442 viewsthe museum will be on the 2006 version of the series "What's On" to be screened in August
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Geoff meets President of IMECHE2442 viewsJust before the presentation of the EHHS plaque May 2005
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Gardner 4CR built 1908 engine number 74542436 viewsMarine petrol engine sold for installation on a 32' private launch named "Mascot" (but later renamed "Duchess") and used on Lake Windermere
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Setting up the video camera for shooting2432 viewsthe museum will be on the 2006 version of the series "What's On" to be screened in August
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Geoff says a few words at the presentation2432 viewsJust before the presentation of the EHHS plaque May 2005
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