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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1450
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/21/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: General View of Brickwork Along 12th Avenue
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View of brickwork along 12th Avenue, Looking Northeast at 58th Street , under Highway.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Structural frames
Steel
Construction
Elevated highways
58th Street
Brickwork
Automobiles
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)