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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4238
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 04/21/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Excavation Along Powerhouse Facade
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of excavation work alongside powerhouse showing rock debris and workers, looking west and down from street level.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction workers
Refuse
Rocks
Rock formations
Excavation
Jackhammers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)