Old mainframes in Finland
tdk.knight at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 19:05:41 CDT 2020
cool collection nice to see a honeywell h316 in minty shape.
still never ever seen any phillips around witch also did a rebadge of the
h316 in red
On Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 4:59 PM Van Snyder via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> On Wed, 2020-10-07 at 13:14 -0500, Cindy Croxton via cctalk wrote:
> > I received permission to share this link. These are in a personal
> > collection in Finland. Don't drool too hard :-)
> > https://imgur.com/gallery/7TKl5YH
> I visited Haus zur Geschichte der IBM Datenverarbeitung (House of the
> History of IBM Data Processing) in Sindelfingen twice before the
> collection was moved across the Autobahn to the IBM Technology Center
> in Boeblingen.
> Several of the computers at Sindelfingen were in working order, in
> particular a 403, 650, 1401 and 360/25. The 650 belonged to a museum
> in Vienna. I think it was sent back. I hope it survived the journey in
> working order. Their keypunches worked. I punched a few one-card 1401
> programs to clear up some confusion/imprecision in the manuals to
> correct/confirm the SimH 1401 simulator.
> I visited John Zabolitsky's collection at Neubiberg, a southeastern
> suburb of Munich:
> They sell time on their VAX. I think some of the other machines work,
> too, but the VAX was the only one running when I visited.
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