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61295 LEO I power distribution panels (Oct 1953)
Description of Photograph
Photograph (original print) of the LEO I power distribution panels in the main installation area at Cadby Hall, with one of the STC reconverters visible on the left.
The photograph was taken by Leo Fantl, one of the programmers in the original LEO team and also a keen amateur photographer.
This image appears in the interactive plan for our Virtual LEO I installation, p31.
The caption written on the back of the print is in LEO historian Peter Bird's handwriting, indicating the Fantl prints were originally from his collection but were at some point separated before they were given to the archive.
Research comments: The power distribution panels were connected to power supplies in the basement ofWX block (the administration building) of Cadby Hall. The STC equipment seen on the left was eventually removed in the autumn of 1953 because it never quite functioned as reliably as expected. (LM)
Date: October 1953
Photographer: Fantl, Leo
Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white
Archives Hub References: CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61295
CCH LI 09.26
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