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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.8.4784
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/04/1904
Title [Power Supply Album 8: No 4784: Powerhouse Chimney]
Description Photograph documents the construction of Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Four of the building's six chimneys are shown in varying stages of completion. This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 8 of 12 that documents Interborough Rapid Transit Company's system of electrical power for New York's first subway system.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Smokestacks
Chimneys
Construction
Search Terms Construction
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)