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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.5.1472
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/17/1902
Title [Power Supply Album 5: No 1472 74 St Power Station looking East]
Description Photograph documents the construction of the Manhattan Railway Company's 74th Street Power Station. The boiler feed pump is shown. The pumps supplied distributed city water to the boilers on the 1st and 2nd floor. While water from the East River was used in the condensers, clean water from city pipes was needed for use in the boilers. This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 5 of 12 that documents the Manhattan Railway Company's electrification of its els.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Manhattan Railway Company
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
74th Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Substation/ Powerhouse 74th Street Powerhouse