Artifact Details

Title

The Tech Model Railroad Club and PDP-1

Catalog Number

102649722

Type

Still Image

Date

1961 ca.

Identifying Numbers

other number 11
other number 359
other number 5659
other number 70
other number 713
other number V10 N 4

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a model railroad train set in the foreground with a DEC PDP-1 console and monitor sitting on a table in the background. There are also paper tape trays and a typewriter on the table. Light is coming from the right edge of the image. Written on verso side in black pen ink is "V10 N4 p296", "PDD[sic]-1 at UM...". Written in pencil is "70 713", "5 7/8 x 4 1/4 ??" which is underlined, "5/38 x 4 1/4 = 57% for full image" and AFIPS FIG 11 Reviews". Written in black pen ink is "359". Written on the yellow form sheet in black pen ink is "Treat as Crop 32 1/4 x 25 1/2", "AFIPS-7", "5659", "57" next to the percentage box, and "11" written next to the Neg. No. and Fig. No. fields on the form.

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

PDP-1 (Computer); Digital Computer Corporation (DEC)

Credit

Gift of J.A.N. Lee

Lot Number

X3191.2005