Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
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Geoff Challinor invites the Mayor of Cheshire East to say a few words2390 viewshe described the museum as the jewel in the crown at the North West end of the County
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Here are some of the numbers found but no serial number2387 viewsRuston VXA - any help with year of build, bhp, etc appreciated
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Gardner 4FHM showing the vaporising lamp2383 views
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View of Gardner room looking towards the 4T52381 views
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JCB area from another view point2379 viewsJCB Dieselmax engine - fastest diesel engine in the world
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Visitors were invited to comment on the Exhibition2375 views
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Engine Plate2368 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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View of exhibition displays2361 viewsLeft is sectioned Paxman Ricardo engine, then pieces of the Doxford single-cylinder engine (timing chain, big end, control panel, etc) then screen where videos about Diesel were played throughout the season.
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View of the display area2347 viewsThere is an area of display materials and interpretive boards to help the visitor understand about the engines and the manufacturers
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Tim Leverton beside the Dieselmax engine display2346 viewsGroup Engineering Director & JCB Dieselmax Director
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View from the platform2332 viewsthere is a viewing platform behind the 3bhp engine that allows visitors a closer look at the governor and free wheel mechanism
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The volunteers add the finishing touches2332 viewsit was all hands to the pump making sure the engines were cleaned and polished ready for the exhibition
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