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Through the reflective coating of one of the valves on Colossus on a visit to the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park last weekend
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Some more of the Colossus and one of the infamous Heath Robinson Machine
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Through the reflective coating of one of the valves on Colossus on a visit to the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park last weekend
That's freaky, it looks like an alien eye.
 

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Great stuff. Bletchley is one of the places I would like to visit at some time.
 

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Great pics, some of that equipment recognisable from my early working in various PO Exchanges. Any PO bods here recognise the elephant in the room (pic 66165?). Probably still used, long time since I was in one.

The wooden step-stool perhaps? I wouldn't doubt they're still in use, they look pretty useful... :D
 

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The wooden step-stool perhaps? I wouldn't doubt they're still in use, they look pretty useful... :D
That's the one. Made to slip between the backs of equipment racks - chairs don't fit. You could be working there for a long time cabling or faulting.
 

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I have many photographs of Bletchley both buildings and exhibits however not easy to reduce and post here, I will say that you need more than one day to do it justice but fortunately Bletchley issue a 12 month pass but the national computing museum is a separate charge and we only paid the minimum charge to see just Colossus as we only had half an hour left to see it before it closed
 
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