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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.6.5678
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/21/1904
Title Power Supply Album 6: No 5678 Powerhouse
Description Photograph documents the construction of Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photo is an interior view of construction in the engine room, showing the steel structure for the balconies. 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.
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Balconies
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)