Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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3454 viewsIn 1926 attention was paid to the development of other enclosed types, incorporating forced lubrication and two models were designed, one having a bore of 12.5 inches and a stroke of 19 inches, developing 60 BHP per cylinder at 300 r.p.m. and the other having a bore of 13 and three quarter inches and a stroke of 19 inches, developing 75 BHP per cylinder at 375 r.p.m.

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Tony helps the crane take the strain2594 viewsHornsby oil engine November 201033333
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Perkins display stand2623 views33333
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Second lot of parts arrive at museum3778 viewsThese arrived at museum 11 October 2006
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Lancashire Boiler drawing by Frank Wightman2280 views33333
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Nut Roast steam roller being inspected1832 viewsbefore leaving the museum en route to Alderley Edge33333
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starter motor1668 viewsor why the fork lift wouldn't start33333
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Geoff gives a brief history of where the engine came from 2705 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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platform fitted to allow closer inspection of engine2930 views33333
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Gallery above the engine allows visitors to watch it all unfold below them3278 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire back in steam33333
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crowd gathers in anticipation3276 viewsLargest Steam Engine in Cheshire, 1st public run on Friday 23rd September 2011. First time in over 50 years.33333
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Valve before cleaning2301 viewsRuston VXA33333
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