Avro Anson W2630

Clints of the Spout (North), Dumfries

 
     
 
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Avro Anson W2630 on Clints of the Spout

 

(One of two Avro Ansons wrecks in close proximity. The other is N9589)

 

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Engines

 

 

First Engine

 

 

BELOW: Photo showing the general location of this engine among the boulder field at the base of Clints of the Spout.

 

photo showing general location of this engine among boulders

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This is one of the Anson's two Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah engines.

 

one of the anson's two cheetah engines

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Closer view of above showing propeller attachment points and cylinders.

 

closer view of engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Side view of engine showing radial arrangement of cylinders.

 

A twisted propeller blade is visible in this photo.

 

side view of cheetah engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Cheetah engine with highly corroded propeller attached.

 

engine with highly corroded propeller attached

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up of pitted and corroded propeller blade shown in photo above.

 

close-up of corroded propeller blade 

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Extensive rust on this part of the engine.

 

highly corroded engine parts 

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up of corroded shaft and gears shown above

 

close-up of corroded shaft and gears shown above

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Some of the cylinder heads on the radial engine.

 

cylinder heads from the radial engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up of one of the 7 cylinders on the Anson's Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah radial engine.

 

Single cylinder close-up

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Aluminium panels, possibly from engine cowling or nacelles.

 

aluminium panels, possibly from nacelles

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Panels (foreground) shown in relation to the position of this engine (mid-ground; and partly camouflaged by the boulders behind).

 

panels (foreground) shown in relation to engine (mid-ground)

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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Second Engine

 

 

BELOW: The second (lower) engine, whichlike the firsthas part of a broken propeller blade attached.

 

This engine is lying in a bog.

 

the second engine, lying in a bog

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up of the broken propeller blade.

 

close-up of broken propeller blade

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the lower engine, showing detached cylinder head.

 

another view of the second engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The lower engine showing another view of the several detached cylinders.

 

several detached cylinders from the lower engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A single shattered cylinder from the lower engine.

 

a single shattered cylinder from the lower engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Inside a detached cylinder showing the valve heads and tip of the spark plug.

 

end view of cylinder head

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The propeller reduction gear on the lower engine.

 

Propeller reduction gear

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 


 

 

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