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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3982
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/26/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Construction Progress Looking Southwest from Inside Engine Room
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 Southwest from engine room showing steelwork construction and engine parts being installed in foreground.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Engine rooms
Steam engines
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)