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60888 General view of LEO I

Description of Photograph

Photograph of a general view of LEO I, across the peripherals area (not yet populated) towards the racks.  Peter Bird notes in his caption:

On the left the power supply units. The racks containing the circuitry are in the background on a raised floor which contains a maze of cables. Notice the beautifully crafted wooden floor constructed by Lyons own staff.

The operator has been identified as John Tomlinson thanks to his wife Mrs Georgie Tomlinson, who contacted the LEO Society following publication of the image in an article for the U3A magazine by Lyons historian Neville Lyons in February 2020.

This image appears in the interactive plan for our Virtual LEO I installation, p3.

Published in Bird, Peter  LEO - The First Business Computer  (Wokingham: Hasler, 1994), plate 28.


Collected by Peter Bird as part of his research for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (1994).

Date: 1953

Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/1/60888

Other References: DCMLEO20190607011

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