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September 6, 2011

Control Data 140 computer

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

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Computer manufactured by Control Data Corporation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1962.  The computer is housed in a black epoxy case with multi-colored panel lights and four round feet.  A plate installed on the top of the case reads,  “Control Data 140 Computer.  The case is itself stored within a wooden crate stenciled, “Airborne & Space Vehicle Digital Computer.”

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