Issue No.03 - July-September (2005 vol.27)
Dag Spicer , Computer History Museum
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2005.46
This article describes the historical restoration of an IBM 1620 Model I computer by a team of volunteers at the Computer History Museum. The technical trajectory of the project is described as are the philosophical and museological issues attendant on the restoration of vintage computers.
restoration, reconstruction, replication, simulation, preservation, IBM 1620, IBM 1401, DEC PDP-1
Dag Spicer, "The IBM 1620 Restoration Project", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.27, no. 3, pp. 33-43, July-September 2005, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2005.46