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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4281
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/23/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Coal Distribution Cart on Conveyor 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 coal conveyor system with motorized cart to distribute coal into bunkers.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Coal ash sites
Conveyors
Coal chutes
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)