Columbia University Computing History   

The IBM 7040

Translations  (see below for credits):
Columbia's IBM 7040 Data Processing System (i.e. computer), installed in May 1965 and coupled with an IBM 7090, which was upgraded to an IBM 7094 in 1966. The coupled 7094/7040 system was removed in 1968 to make way for the IBM 360/91.

Columbia U IBM 7040
Columbia University IBM 7040; Photo: Columbiana photo archive.

The 7040's last day
The 7040's last day
Photo of Columbia's IBM 7040 all dressed up for its bon voyage in February 1968. Click image to enlarge (scanned from the print master of [20], which was already dotscreened, hence the interference patterns).

Also see:
[IBM 7090] [IBM 7094] [1965 machine‑room gallery]

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Columbia University Computing History Frank da Cruz / This page created: January 2001 Last update: 8 September 2023