Anson Engine Museum Mirrlees "U type" first run 10/6/08

The first run of a Mirrlees "U"type 8 cylinder diesel engine,the blue rope is for emergency stop! The engine is now off the trailor and mounted on engine bearers and runs most museum openings.

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