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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3889
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/20/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Powerhouse Foundations and Steel Support Construction
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 construction, looking East, showing foundations and bases for steel support structures.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Foundations (structural elements)
Structural frames
Derrick
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)