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61857 LEO I Control Console during Installation (1950)


Description of Photograph

Digital copy of a photograph of the LEO I engineering console, partly constructed in the 'calculator room' at Cadby Hall.

Caption:  'The LEO I control console partly fitted up.'

This image appears in the interactive plan for our Virtual LEO I installation, p68.

Research comments: This is an early photograph showing one of LEO I's valve racks (with most of the covers removed) and the engineers' console, which is only partially constructed (on the left). Over time, the engineers hone down their ideas on what they need to be monitoring as LEO runs its programs and the console is gradually populated as a result. (LM)

 

 

Provenance
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/B1-24


Date: 1950

Physical Description: 1 digital image (jpeg); black & white; image includes original typed caption

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61857
NAHCB1-24

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Photograph of 61857  LEO I Control Console during Installation  (1950)

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