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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1523
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 03/17/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View of Extension from 59th Street and 12th Avenue
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View of Extension facing Southeast from from 59th Street. Photograph shows the first levels of the addition being constructed.



Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Cranes (equipment)
Facades
Steel
58th Street
12th Avenue
Signage
Structural frames
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)