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61853 View across the LEO I racks towards the power supply units (1950)

Description of Photograph

Digital copy of a photograph across the LEO I 'calculator room' at Cadby Hall, early in the installation phase.

Caption:  'Computer & Co-Ordinator Racks'

This image appears in the interactive plan for our Virtual LEO I installation, p63.


Research comments: This photograph shows some of LEO I's racks; the racks contained the almost 6,000 valves the machine was eventually made up of. At this point in time, quite early in the machine's construction, some racks are still unoccupied. In the background, LEO's power supply is being developed. (LM)

Digital copy made by John Daines, LEO Computers Society, of a photograph in the LEO Computers Collection (formerly part of the National Archive of Historic Computing) at the University of Manchester Library: NAHC/LEO/B1-16

Date: June 1950

Physical Description: 1 digital image (jpeg); black & white

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61853

Other References: DCMLEO20210214016
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Photograph of 61853  View across the LEO I racks towards the power supply units  (1950)

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