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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.6.5656
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/14/1904
Title Power Supply Album 6: No 5656 Powerhouse
Description Photograph documents the construction of Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. The photo shows the walkway between the tops of the rotary generators in the engine room. This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 6 of 12 that documents Interborough Rapid Transit Company's system of electrical power for New York's first subway system.
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Generators
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)