Check Out This Amazing Picture Of A 1956 Hard Drive

From “Old Picture Of The Day” comes this shot of a 1956 IBM hard drive.

It weighed more than 1 ton and stored 5 megabytes of data. It would have taken more than 1,000 of these to store the same amount of data that you can store today in a thumb drive.

1956 IBM hard drive

Photo: Old Picture Of The Day

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