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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3924
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/08/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Truss Section of Engine Room Roof Being Hoisted
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 inside engine room showing truss section being hoisted for erection to roof.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Derrick
Engine rooms
Trusses
Roofs
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)