First IBM computer installed

In September 1972, the first IBM (system 3) computer was installed at Pleasant Hill.  

The 'Bunker' or computer room under Pleasant Hill.  There are tunnels and rooms that were excavated by staff through the sandstone to provide additional space. Photo: Jones Family Collection
Steps to the 'bunker'.  Photo: Tim Carlton

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