LIFE Magazine images

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Nov 19 00:04:11 CST 2008


On 18 Nov 2008 at 21:23, Brent Hilpert wrote:

> Jason T wrote:
> > 
> > Google has archived the LIFE photo collection.  There is much to be
> > mined here, like this extremely serious business:
> > 
> > http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f?q=ibm+source:life&imgurl=97ab81b6fc379f01
> 
> No tagline/description? Guess the machine?
>   IO channel control units in front left?
>   CPU console centre rear?
>   IBM 70x0 something machine?

The console behind the desk?  Yeah, looks like a 7090 to me.

Ed Thielen's census of 7090 installations pretty much confirms it:

http://ed-thelen.org/comp-hist/BRL61-ibm7070.html

Cheers,
Chuck




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