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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1405
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 02/23/1954
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View Showing Existing Conditions in Step # 3 Area
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Front notation on photograph reads: Facing Northwest on Elevation 25' 9" Near Bent 37-Y, Showing View of Existing Conditions in Step # 3 Area.
Photograph shows old oil circuit breaker and bus compartments demolition, machinery parts, and transformer.

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Surveying
Circuit breakers
Demolition
Transformers
Machinery
Motors
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)