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 Home > LEO Computers > Lyons Electronic Office (LEO) Archive > CMLEO/LS - LEO Comput ... s Society Collection > Photographs > Photographs of LEO I > 61858 LEO I Storage ... t - rear view (1950)

61858 LEO I Storage Unit - rear view (1950)

Description of Photograph

Digital copy of a photograph of a LEO I storage unit attached to a short delay line.

Caption:  'Another view of a storage unit and short delay line'.

This image appears in the interactive plan for our Virtual LEO I installation, p69.

Related image: CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61855

Research comments: In this photograph some of LEO I's glass valves can be clearly seen in the storage unit (to the right of the unit) and the complex wiring that underpinned them can be seen on the left. Short delay lines, as pictured here, were filled with mercury and acted as buffers. (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/B1-25

Date: 20th June 1950

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

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61858

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Photograph of 61858  LEO I Storage Unit - rear view  (1950)

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