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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3999
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/09/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Construction Progress Looking Northeast
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site looking Northeast at engine room and boiler house steelwork construction. Also showing spoil cart tracks, foundations, and general masonry and construction materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Engine rooms
Boiler Houses
Tracks
Foundations (structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)