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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3941
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/22/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Construction Site Looking West
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 West showing tunnel system construction on the south side of powerhouse, shoring methods, derricks, and general building materials. Brick structures are for entryway into tunnel system.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)