Artifact Details

Title

Bombing computer - tracking control

Catalog Number

102692785

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

General Motors Corporation

Place Manufactured

Milwaukee, Wisc., U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number A-2 Metal plate
Part number 678172 Metal plate
Serial number s246 Metal plate

Dimensions

overall: 14 1/2 in x 7 in x 2 in

Description

The object is a cylindrical metal module with a large gray joystick handle at one end. The label reads "CONTROL, TRACKING, TYPE A-2 BOMBING NAVIGATIONAL COMPUTER" and "AC SPARK PLUG DIV GMC, FLINT MI, WILWAUKEE, WIS. PLANT". A second label reads: "Cycling repair record" and "DATE 11-54".

Category

I/O/pointing/joystick