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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.8.4785
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/04/1904
Title Power Supply Album 8: No 4785 Powerhouse
Description Photograph documents the construction of Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Workers are shown cutting logs on the powerhouse lot. Steam powered winches are being used in the left corners of the lot. This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 8 of 12 that documents Interborough Rapid Transit Company's system of electrical power for New York's first subway system.
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Winches
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)