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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1397
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/06/1953
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of 11th Avenue Driveway Showing Area Conditions
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Front notation on photograph reads: Camera in Driveway, Between Columns S-2 and S-1, Facing South Showing Conditions in 11th Avenue Driveway.
Photograph shows multiple boxes of Fire Brick from The Babcock and Wilcox Company, which are the manufacturers of the boiler systems.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Babcock and Wilcox Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Surveying
Driveways
Bricks
11th Avenue
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)