Artifact Details

Title

IBM 7030 "The Stretch" Data Processing System

Catalog Number

102640246

Type

Still Image

Photographer

Public Relations Photo Service

Identifying Numbers

Other number #1385

Dimensions

5 x 5 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Color, perspective view of IBM 7030 Data Processing System Disk Storage Unit with doors and gates open showing a vertical stack of horizontal disks. Single disk, standing upright at center foreground. Pumps visible at bottom of unit. Open gate show wiring/cabling. Raised floor, light color tiles, computer room environment. Verso: Two small, yellow Post-It notes : first "IBM 7030 Stretch (60s); second "Disk Unit with open logic frame. A platter from a disk". Upper center edge, "#1385" in black pencil. [8/22/2005 JJL]

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015