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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3870
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 03/26/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Foundations for New Pier
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of completed foundation blocks lined along side each other, submersed in water for construction of new pier.
In the background there is a view of New York Central & Hudson River Railroad Frieght Station and Pier.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York Central Railroad Company
Hudson River Railroad
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Foundations (structural elements)
Piers
Docks
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)