Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
Gardner 4T5 being prepared4361 viewsA crowd gathers to watch the Gardner 4T5 being warmed up and run. This impressive engine always draws a crowd of admirers.
First stages of the dismantling4328 viewsTaken at the college last week September, 2006 by Maurice Clyde.
Fit Fly Wheel.jpg
Fit Fly Wheel4303 viewsWhen the engine was installed at the Marine College in Oct 1967, view of fly wheel being fitted.
Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
Don Foden applies preventative oil against rust4179 viewsDon is an ex-Mirrlees man. He was the engine-build and test foreman then Plant Manager. He grins and tells people he now brushes up at the Anson.
Second lot of parts arrive at museum4066 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
View of one wall of the Gardner room4054 views
Next stage of the dismantling process4045 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
Gardner 4FHM different view4037 views
Engine information board4016 viewsDetails of the engine that were displayed at the college
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Gardner 4L24012 viewsthis is the orginal 4L2 prototype engine that was orginally shown at the Shipping, Engineering & Machinery Exhibition, Olympia in September 1929.
First load of Doxford engine parts arrive at museum4003 viewsPhotograph taken by Geoff Challinor of first load of parts arriving 3 October 2006. Load consists of the top section of the scavenge pump, top piston and cross head assembly and various smaller parts.
MAN Serial number 3943991 viewsdelivered 20th November 1903 to University of Birmingham
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