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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v-12 gas 3,200 cubic inch engine
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Blackstone Model DB 12hp
Vertical diesel Blackstone producing 12hp at 850 rpm. After being in storage for 40 years this is the first run, on a temporary water tank. The only work done was to clean and flush the engine and put fresh oil in. The injector could do with a service but otherwise she is in excellent condition.





Paxman V12 Diesel
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