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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1463
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/24/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View of Brickwork on Northwest Corner of Extension
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: General View of Northwest Corner of Extension at 12th Avenue and 59th Street , Facing Southeast, Showing Brickwork.
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
Elevated highways
59th Street
Brickwork
12th Avenue
Masonry


Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)