70's view of Army Radar Installation (with computer gear)

Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Tue Dec 2 03:23:57 CST 2008


Chuck Guzis wrote:
> I just ran across this page:
> 
> http://cryptome.info/0001/loc/loc-images.htm
> 
> It seems that LOC has been rather ham-handedly censoring some of its 
> online historical content.  Of particular interest is a shot of 
> computer peripherals (printers, card readers, tape drives), all of 
> which appear to be vintage CDC gear (military versions of the 512 
> printer, 65x tapes, 405 card readers...).  I don't know what the 
> mainframe behind this was, nor does it seem to be shown.  Anyone have 
> any idea?
> 
> BTW, the TIFF images are 20MB each and very high quality--enough so 
> that I could read the CRT displays and the notice of "Volley Ball" 
> and "Hayride" on the bulletin board.

Hrm, one of the displays reads 08 OCT 1992...

Gordon



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