19805Re: [midatlanticretro] Just call us the rescue squad!
- Feb 4, 2011Mike Loewen <mloewen@...> writes:
>On Fri, 4 Feb 2011, Evan Koblentz wrote:There was a card file in the garage near the keypunches. It may be in
>> There was one big miscommunication: there's no PDP-10. There is, >
>however, a PDP-8E. :) > > And my favorite, the IBM 1130. It's a
>beauty, with two drives. > > Mike L.: there are * three * IBM keypunchs,
>I think they're all 029s.
> Oooh. Oooh!. Something for EVERYONE. Practically a whole data
>center. It would be nice if at least one of the 029s was in working
>condition, or not too far off. If you see any blank punch cards, grab
> Ouch - just found the keypunch pictures. Those are DISGUSTING! I've
>never seen any with grey keyboard units, though - weird. They're
one of my photos. All the drawers, however, were empty. There's also
an IBM card READER with that 1130!
>The equipment in the garage is pretty well rusted. Also the basement
>> And just for good measure, there are various Sparcstations, Gridpads,
>> and other random things.
> If the musuem isn't interested in SPARCs, Kelly and I might be.
>Depends on the models.
>> Brian posted some pictures: http://tmesis.net/MARCH/Photos/
> In picture 006, what are the two CPU-looking boxes on the bottom of
>the stack in the middle of the picture?
> Depending on the date, I might be able to drive out and help with
was rather damp. There was a dehumidifier but I still saw signs of a
lot of mildew on much of the documentation. Some of this will need to
be moved to InfoAge to a good *dry* storage before sifting through it
as the pages will likely be stuck together in much of it.
I said to Evan, this was a see-it to believe-it trip. Both of us were
amazed at how much this guy manage to stash away in his home. I said
to Evan that I wish my wife would have come along so that she could
feel thankful I haven't amassed that much! ;)
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