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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3820
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 10/17/1902
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View Showing Early Stages of Steel Structure of Powerhouse
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 with spoil cart tracks, cranes, and the beginning steel structure for the powerhouse.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Tracks
Cranes (equipment)
Steelwork
Structural frames
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)