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National Waterways Museum

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Old model of the Anderton Boat Lift, electrically operated
Steam-driven hydraulic pumping engine by W. G. Armstrong and Co
1873(?) steam pump by John Cameron
Blacksmith's shop with B. and S. Massey steam hammer
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Reconstruction of an early example of containerisation
Reconstructed container, showing original operating mechanism
Bolinder marine engine
Steerable paddles of 1954 weed cutter boat made by Howard and Dennis of Bedfors. Powered by a Ford E98A car engine.
Foundry patterns, with pattern for mooring bollard in foreground
Towing tractor made by D. Wickham and Co of Ware
1948 air-cooled 20 BHP Armstrong-Siddeley marine engine from the canal tug 'Beeston' built by Yarwood
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South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 4FW. Near the M53.

Museum website.

Note: Affiliated with National Waterways Museum, Gloucester

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