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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S3_1156
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 09/03/1959
Title Excavation for New Subway: Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)
Description Negative shows excavation for new subway on Chrystie Street near E. Houston Street as part of the documentation of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA). Camera set on east side of Chrystie Street, looking south and down. Also shows excavating equipment and temporary fence and bracing.
Photographer Leon, H.; Stoffman, H. J.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Bowery (Neighborhood)
Construction
East Houston Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Excavation
Excavating equipment
Fences
Chrystie Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Braces (support elements)
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)