Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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On left replica of 1st diesel engine ever built, on right the 3rd ever built in the world1611 viewsReplica of Diesel's engine that was built in 1897 and is considered to be the first diesel engine. It had been preceded by two experimental motors in 1882/93 and 1894. However, they did not work satisfactorily.

Replica built for MAN Truck & Bus to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Diesel's birth, 2008.
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marking where the pits in the area were on the model1865 views33333
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adding the detail of the canals and roads1860 views33333
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National engine drives several pieces of equipment1679 viewsas they would have been in a typical workshop33333
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Paul talks about how the Atkinson engine works1245 viewsIMechE members visit the museum 9th September 200833333
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and the Director hiding in the corner1255 viewsFilming for the Channel M "Fun for the Family" at the museum. 33333
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Mirrlees U type being admired and photographed1948 viewsMidsummer Mingle 200833333
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Presentation by members of the Bickerton family1915 viewsof a bronze plaque of Henry Neild Bickerton, Midsummer Mingle 2008.

Taken beside oldest known National Gas Engine
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Members of the Heywood Society1333 viewswatch as Geoff runs one of the National Gas Engines33333
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Members of the Heywood Society1348 views33333
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crafting brackets to hold an engine1532 views33333
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A frame steam engine - make unknown1389 viewshas now been put on display in the Steam section of the museum. It is not currently running but plans are to have it in steam soon33333
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