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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4300
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/30/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Bus Bar and Oil Switch Compartment Construction
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of bus bar comparment and oil switch compartment construction, stairway with decorative ironwork, and 10-ton hand operated crane.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Electric conduits
Electric switches
Stairways
Railings
Ironwork
Architectural decorations & ornaments
Architectural elements
Cranes (equipment)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)