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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4021
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/23/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Construction Progress Looking East
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site looking East at engine room and boiler house showing spoil carts and tracks, steelwork, air compressors, and tunnel system.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Boiler Houses
Spoil Carts
Tracks
Engine rooms
Derrick
Tunnels

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)