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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4666
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/22/1958
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Tower B Foundation
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: Tower B Foundation.
(photograph shows Crane on Sidewalk from company Spencer, White, and Prentis, Inc.)
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Spencer, White, & Prentis, Inc.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Sidewalks
Cranes (equipment)
Elevated highways
Streets
Foundations (structural elements)
Excavation
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)