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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3842
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/18/1902
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Excavation
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of excavation and old foundations and piping from demolished structures.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Pipes (conduits)
Foundations (structural elements)
Construction workers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)