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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4246
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/11/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Foundations
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of foundations for Powerhouse construction, also showing piles, derrick, and spoil cart on tracks.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Foundations (structural elements)
Derrick
Piles (Structural elements)
Spoil Carts
Tracks
Construction workers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)