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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4482
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/19/1954
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View Showing Air Compressors # 7 and 8
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse, under Contract P-59. Front notation on photograph reads: Air Compressors # 7 and 8, Facing Northwest at Elevation 36'.
(Manufactuer Label: General Electric)
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
General Electric Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Air compressors
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)
Contract Number P-59