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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1461
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/24/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View of Coal Hoppers
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View Facinf Southeast Showing Coal Hoppers
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Structural frames
Steel
Construction
Coal
Coal Ash Sites
Hoppers
Foundations (structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)