Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Stott steam engine in background1457 viewscurrently turning over on electric power we plan to have this "in steam" later this year.00000
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Demonstation of the Atkinson-cycle engine1440 viewsis part of the guided talk that visitors can enjoy00000
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Work on the Ruston engine 1410 viewsa lovely 5 hp Hornsby oil engine and compressor from Trinity House arrived just before Easter. We plan to restore it to running condition.00000
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Generous donation in their mother's memory1355 viewsHilda Warburton (daughter of Percy Jackson) died recently and in her memory members of the family came to present a cheque to the museum.00000
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Taking photo of the Doxford dial board1314 viewsHilda Warburton (daughter of Percy Jackson) died recently and in her memory members of the family came to present a cheque to the museum.00000
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Visitors love to watch the volunteers at work1771 views00000
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Furnival engine1199 viewsS/No 369 built in 1898, ˝ HP Towns gas with tube ignition. Originally used at Peak Press, Chapel-en-le-Frith. Now driving a Furnival platen printing press, type set letters are on display. The future aim is to have the press actually printing. 00000
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Mirrlees engine UL8 type1185 viewsS/No 85780 built with a Ricardo Comet combustion chamber Mark – ULB, Power – 370 BHP, Speed – 600 RPM. Originally supplied to Corby and District Water Co. Northants circa 1942. Thought to have been built in 1939.00000
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition1442 viewsMirrlees No 1, this is the first engine every built in the UK (and only the 3rd ever built in the world). It was completed in November 1897 by Mirrlees, Watson, Yaryan & Company Limited in Glasgow.00000
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition1249 viewsfrom bottom of building looking back towards early engines. On left front Mirrlees No 1, on right Hornsby Ackroyd, in distance Atkinson-cycle engine, Griffin, Crossley piano base00000
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition1308 viewsLister engines and lighting plant00000
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Memorial Building - ICE Exhibition1236 viewsbottom of building looking towards the Wells Bros engine. (Designed by John H Hamilton (chief engineer of Wells Bros) c1896. This was the first “Pressure-Scavenging” engine using low pressure air to clear the cylinder of the exhaust gases.)00000
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