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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S1_1799
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 03/15/1961
Title Subsurface Cut Seen From Track #2 Looking West: Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)
Description Negative documents subsurface cut as seen from Track #2 looking west. Documented as part of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA), which runs along Chrystie Street from Canal Street to Delancey Street. Shows beams, construction equipment, construction workers, ladders, and wires.
Photographer Espeut, E.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Chrystie Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Bowery (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Beams (structural elements)
Track -- Chrystie Street Connection
Canal Street
Delancey Street
Construction equipment
Construction workers
Cut and cover method
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)