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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3892
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/27/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Construction from 11th Avenue
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of powerhouse exterior facade masonry work, steel structure construction, view of Northeast entryway into powerhouse, contractor shanty, cobblestone street, and general building materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Masonry
Facades
Steelwork
Shacks
Cobblestone streets
11th Avenue
Doors & doorways

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)