Barco Library Photograph Collection

Headend EquipmentWith more than 100,000 slides, prints, and negatives, the Photograph Collection at the Barco Library offers a vivid chronicle of the history of the cable television industry.

From studio portraits to set photography, action shots to technical photography, chances are if it relates to the cable industry, you’ll find an image of it here.

Donated by individuals, cable associations, companies and cable industry trade publications, the most robust portion of the collection is for the period of the 1960s to the 1990s.

More than 1200 of our photographs are available to view and purchase through our online searchable database, with more being added continually.  Search the digital collection here.

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The generous donations of individuals, vendors, manufacturers, operators, engineers and industry pioneers have made this incredibly rich and varied collection possible.

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