March 4th, 2017

A quick cache on the way to Swindon
Crossing the Severn
Computer Museum, Swindon
Steam Museum, Swindon

Remains of Whitland Abbey
Geocache at Whitland Abbey
Second Severn Crossing.
The longest bridge in Britain.
Control Panel from Atlas, 1963
The world's first supercomputer.
PDP-8 Mini-Computer, 1965.
By 1973 it was the best selling
computer in the world.
Teletypes were developed in the 1870's and used till the 1980's until replaced by faxes, PC's and the internet.
Apple II Plus, 1979.
Used to have a 4 column version at high school. It was really cool
Atari 400. Atari's first home computer
Felt and Tarrant Comptometer, 1909. Invented in the 1870's
Curta Calculator, 1948
A varient of Leibnitz's Arithmometer
Otis King Cylindrical Slide-rule, 1960
The Nippon Calculator. I joined the computer club in 1970. This is what we used and I still own one.
Slide Rules. Yep, still got mine
IBM personal computer
Mackintosh SE 30
Commodore 64
Amstrad CPC 464, 1984
Sinclair ZX Spectrum +3, 1987
Sinclair QL, 1985
Acorn Electron, 1983
Fowler's Universal Calculator.
William Henry Fowler founded the company in 1898.
Atari Lynx, 1989. The world's first hand held games console. A rival to Nintendo's Game Boy
Monkey Island, got it
Red Alert, got it
Age of Empires, got it
Maltron keyboard
Atari 520 ST, 1985
Nentime electronic wrist watch calculator, 1979. Still got my Omega watch calculator. Looks very similar.

March 4th, 2017 continued