[vcf-midatlantic] Internal Amdahl T-Shirt preservation

Adam Michlin adam.michlin at vcfed.org
Mon Jan 17 16:42:07 UTC 2022

More accurately, there was an empty Amdahl communications cabinet
(literally nothing in it, empty) that was sold as scrap. Here's a


I don't know if this was part of the 5890, but it would make sense
that it was (although I have no idea if the periods match).

What little remains of the 5890 is still in the warehouse. I had a
chance to show it to my father and he indicated it is primarily
memory. Jeff Jonas might be able to elaborate.


On Mon, Jan 17, 2022 at 10:37 AM Andrew Diller via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Yes, it's empty hulk (the cabinet?) was in the warehouse for a long time till it was recently sold for scrap as it was unusable for anything but a mouse hotel.
> -andy
> > On Jan 16, 2022, at 10:10 PM, Martin Flynn via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> > InfoAge received a working Amdahl 5890 from AT&T (Was powered down by it's operations team, packed and and delivered to Camp Evans).
> >
> > It was "accidentally" destroyed and scrapped out during the BRAC process at Camp Evans
> >
> > Have a PDF of the web page if anyone wants more information...
> >
> > Some 5890 Specifications:
> >

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