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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1398
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/06/1953
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Basement Area Conditions and Ash Cart
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Front notation on photograph reads: Camera Between Columns R-2 and R-1, Elevation 3' 3", Facing Southwest Showing Conditions.

Photograph also shows ash cart (electric battery locomotive) on tracks for ash disposal.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Ash disposal
Electric locomotives
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)