So, what's the deal with DigiBarn?

william degnan billdegnan at
Tue Aug 25 08:18:08 CDT 2015

I have been there before, Bruce gave a tour of the museum.  Worth the
visit when it's open if you get the chance. The items are not powered
on and generally speaking items are on picnic tables with red/white
tablecloths.  There is also a bus called "Further" on the property and
a pg pen. It's kind of like a mountain farm with historical computers
in the barn. b

On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 10:50 PM, steve shumaker <shumaker at> wrote:
> On 8/24/2015 3:30 PM, Ian Finder wrote:
>> Hey all-
>> I've always wondered about this.
>> Their website hasn't seen a proper update in years, and it looks like they
>> have a lot of choice hardware donated to them that they may not be
>> maintaining... Is it open to the public?
>> Are people actively volunteering there to make sure this stuff is shown
>> some love and not falling into disrepair? Keeping leaky batteries,
>> capacitors, rust at bay, and doing repairs? Imaging disks?
>> They have some very worthwhile examples of machines but I haven't seen
>> much
>> from them as an organization in years!
>> I'm sure lots of people would be willing to help if they are
>> under-resourced.
>> Thanks,
>> - Ian
> I run into the owner occasionally.  Between family commitments and
> significant work related travel, he's been over committed for over two
> years.  Bruce lurks here when he has time/access.
> steve


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