Artifact Details

Title

353 Disk storage (IBM Stretch)

Catalog Number

102733294

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Place Manufactured

New York, US

Identifying Numbers

Model number 353 On label on both sides and front of box
Other number 2857585 Patent number on label on front of box

Dimensions

overall: 68 1/2 in x 33 1/4 in x 36 in

Description

The object is a steel frame with doors on the front and two sides. Behind the front door is a small frame with relays, status lights and control switches. Behind each side door is a swing out frame holding a large card cage loaded with IBM logic modules. The open back gives access to a large power supply located in the center of the box.

Category

Memory & storage/disk

Credit

Gift of Lowell Wood

Lot Number

X2462.2002