360 Model 70 Background 

As far as I can tell only one 2070 was ever built and it was shipped as a 2075 with the faster memory installed. My search of the internet has come up with very few images of this early monster of the Big Iron.
The following albums and related mutterings, illustrate bit and pieces of several chapters in a larger story and are provided here as background info.

4 out of 5 IBM System 360 Mastheads
4 out of 5 IBM System 360 Mastheads

Image courtesy of Computer History Museum
My questions are Who, Where, and When? has been answered. Some times all one needs to do is ask.
Image courtesy of Computer History Museum

My questions are Who, Where, and When? has been answered. Some times all one needs to do is ask.

IBM 360 mastheads Small and large.
IBM 360 mastheads Small and large.

IBM System 360 Model 20 located at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:DM_IBM_S360.jpg
IBM System 360 Model 20 located at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:DM_IBM_S360.jpg

360/95 Console, sporting an 8 stripe short masthead in black, indicating this system was built after the System 370 was introduced very late in the 360 product life.
As far as I can tell this may be the only Eight Stripe System 360 masthead.
360/95 Console, sporting an 8 stripe short masthead in black, indicating this system was built after the System 370 was introduced very late in the 360 product life.

As far as I can tell this may be the only Eight Stripe System 360 masthead.

System 360 model 70 console from sales diorama sporting the short tan bar masthead..
System 360 model 70 console from sales diorama sporting the short tan bar masthead..

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