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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S3_1128
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 07/22/1959
Title New Subway Excavation and Soldier Beams: Chrystie Street Connection
Description Negative shows new subway excavation and soldier beams as part of the documentation of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA). Camera set on top of bank, looking southeast. Also shows yard, barricades, construction materials and debris, construction equipment including crane, construction workers, and buildings.
Photographer Espeut, E.; Stoffman, H. J.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Construction equipment
Cranes (equipment)
Construction workers
Beams (Structural elements)
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)