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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4637
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 02/13/1958
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: General View of Frequency Changer Area and Construction Progress
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: Frequency Changer Area. Looking Down from Elevation 70'-4" at Column Y-19.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Electric conduits
Frequency changer
Foundations (structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)