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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1512
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 03/30/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: Concrete Connection between Old and New Discharge Tunnel
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View of Tremie(?) of Concrete for Connection Between Old and New Discharge Tunnels at Southeast Corner of 59th Street and 12th Avenue.



Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steel
59th Street
12th Avenue
Structural frames
Elevated highways
Tunnels
Concrete
Construction workers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)