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61875 LEO I - replacing the floor (1953)

Description of Photograph

Digital copy of a photograph taken during the process of laying the new floor in the LEO I 'Calculator room' at Cadby Hall.  

Caption: 'Re-laying floor in Calculator Room'.

This image appears in the interactive plan for our Virtual LEO I installation, p79.

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Research comments: Raising and relaying the floor enables cabling to run between machines. On the wall at the back you can see a wooden jobs board entitled 'LEO TIMETABLE' which was used for planning the order of jobs to run on LEO. Piles of punched cards, and possibly folded paper tape, for each job were stored in the racks on the board. (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/B1-64

Date: December 1953

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

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61875

Other References: DCMLEO20210214051
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Photograph of 61875  LEO I - replacing the floor (1953)

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