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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1527
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 02/16/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: Erecting of First Steel Column of Power Station Extension
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: Erecting of First Steel Column of Power Station Extension. West Side Highway in the background.



Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Foundations (structural elements)
Construction equipment
Cranes (equipment)
Construction workers
Elevated highways
Steel
Columns

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)