IBM Stretch Collection

IBM Stretch Collection

The IBM Stretch Archive is a collection of materials, primarily documents, relating to the IBM 7030 ("Stretch") computer project from 1955 to 1961. The IBM Model 7030 was one of the world's first supercomputers. Stretch incorporated a dazzling array of technical breakthroughs and was the fastest computer in the world for several years. It is considered a critical milestone in IBM history.

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George Grover speaks with an audience member
Computer History Museum
Still Image, 2002-09-28
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Final loading of the Aldermaston Stretch System ("K2") in New York
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Stretch system assembly line
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Engineers debugging part of Stretch
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Stretch course attendees?

Still Image, 1959
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Stretch Reunion attendees get acquainted
Computer History Museum
Still Image, 2002-09-28
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Stretch cabling
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Sorting Stretch cables
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Notice board to the Reunion
Computer History Museum
Still Image, 2002-09-28
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Part of Stretch wiring
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Final preparation for shipment
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Stretch core memory group
Computer History Museum
Still Image, 2002-09-28
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Stretch being loaded on Seaboard World Airlines
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Typical Stretch system

Still Image, 1959 ca.
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Stretch cabinet
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Stretch's IBM Type 353 10MB Disk Drive Unit, exterior view
International Business Machines (IBM)
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IBM 7030 "The Stretch" ca. 1961

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Tractor tape cartridge from the NASA Stretch, codenamed Harvest
Computer History Museum
Still Image, 2002-09-28
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Stretch's IBM Type 353 10MB Disk Drive Unit, interior view
International Business Machines (IBM)
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Night loading of the "K2" Stretch in New York
International Business Machines (IBM)
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