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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3831
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 10/31/1902
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Excavation and Debris
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of area excavation showing workers loading spoil cart buckets to be loaded on cart by crane (derrick).
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Cranes (equipment)
Construction workers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)