|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Power Supply Collection|
|Title||Power Supply Album 6: No 5655 Powerhouse|
Photograph documents the construction of Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. The photo shows a worker standing next to one of the rotary generators. A plaque reading Westinghouse Electric & Mfg. can be seen attached to the front of the machine. This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 6 of 12 that documents Interborough Rapid Transit Company's system of electrical power for New York's first subway system.
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
|Substation/ Powerhouse||59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)|