Artifact Details

Title

IBM Disk Drive

Catalog Number

102626806

Type

Physical object

Date

1960 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

San Jose, Calif., U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 2155814 On tape on left side behind door panel
Other number Installed 6/14/68 Inside of front glass door

Dimensions

overall: 68 1/2 in x 50 in x 33 in

Description

An early IBM disk drive with large horizontal platters. 52 Disk platters. The power and interface cables are contained inside the unit.

This disk drive was with the IBM Stretch in the Livermore National Laboratories' storage facility when it was moved to the Museum in the summer of 2003. It is unknown whether it was used with the Stretch system.

Category

Memory: disk

Credit

Gift of Lowell Wood

Lot Number

X2462.2002