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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4292
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/30/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Tunnel Concreting and Conveyor Distribution System
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of construction area showing erection of coal distribution conveyor system, derricks, spoil cart and tracks, and concrete slabs to cover tunnel system.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Tunnels
Concrete Slabs
Conveyors
Foundations (structural elements)
Spoil Carts
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)