|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Power Supply Collection|
|Title||[Power Supply Album 5: 74th Street Power Station]|
Construction of the Manhattan Railway Company's 74th Street Power Station. Exterior view of construction work on the coal tower and coal conveyer bridge. A crane was used to hoist coal off barges on the river in to the coal tower. Coal then traveled on a conveyer system across the bridge to large bins in the top level of the powerhouse. From the bins it was dispersed through chutes to the furnaces below.
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|
Manhattan Railway Company
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
74th Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
|Substation/ Powerhouse||74th Street Powerhouse|