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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3961
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/12/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Construction Site Looking Southeast
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site looking Southeast at foundation blocks, derricks, excavation, and shoring methods.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Foundations (structural elements)
Buildings
Shoring
Excavation
Derrick
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)