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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1536
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/30/1948
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View Looking North from 58th Street, Showing Progress
Description Photograph documenting excavation and preliminary foundation work for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View Looking North from 58th Street

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Foundations (structural elements)
Yards
Construction equipment
Beams (structural elements)
Cranes (equipment)
58th Street
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)