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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3845
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/24/1902
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Foundation Pits
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of pits being filled in for foundations, steel structure of powerhouse being erected in background.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Structural frames
Foundations (structural elements)
Construction workers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)