Artifact Details

Title

PB-250 minicomputer

Catalog Number

102630088

Type

Physical object

Date

c. 1961

Manufacturer

Packard Bell Computer (A division of Packard Bell Electronics)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 250
Other number AL-670 Front top left corner, Westinghouse property tag

Dimensions

overall: 73 in x 24 in x 28 in

Description

The donor provides the following information: "This computer was purchased by the Westinghouse Electric Corporation about 1962 at an approximate cost of $25,000.00. The machine was used in the NERVA (Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Application) project done at Waltz Mill, PA."

Category

Digital Computer: minicomputer

Credit

Courtesy of Richard Leamer

Lot Number

X2515.2003