Brooklyn Union Gas Systems Control Center in 1983

Today’s Photo of the Day is another peek at the early days of 1980s computerization of the work place. Here we have the poster of the photo, Kevin Sr, in the control center of Brooklyn Union Gas. I think I got into computers right as people stopped wearing shirts and ties to work. My first two years I wore one every day and it is comforting to see my forebears clad similarly.


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