Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery


Most viewed - Engines at the Museum
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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.
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First stages of the dismantling4328 viewsTaken at the college last week September, 2006 by Maurice Clyde.
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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
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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.
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum4066 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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View of one wall of the Gardner room4054 views
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Next stage of the dismantling process4045 viewsTaken at the college w/c 2 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Maurice Clyde
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Gardner 4FHM different view4037 views
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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.
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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.
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MAN Serial number 3943991 viewsdelivered 20th November 1903 to University of Birmingham
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