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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1530
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/26/1948
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension:North Wall of Conveyor Tunnel, Facing Southwest
Description Photograph documenting excavation and preliminary foundation work for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: North Wall of Conveyor Tunnel, Facing Southwest

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Foundations (structural elements)
Construction equipment
Tunnels
Piles (Structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)