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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4365
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/05/1917
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Discharge Tunnel: Looking East in Cut
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations of the discharge tunnel at the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: Discharge Tunnel - 59th Street Powerhouse - Looking East in Cut, 3+50. Photograph shows workers in cut and pilings.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Tunnels
Excavation
Construction
Timbering
Beams (structural elements)
Cut and cover method
Piles (Structural elements)
Construction workers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)