Photo Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.6.5644
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/06/1904
Title [Power Supply Album 6: 59th St. Powerhouse]
Description Construction of Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Assembly of rotary converter on the engine room floor is shown.

This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 6 of 12 that documents Interborough Rapid Transit Company's system of electrical power for New York's first subway system.
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Rotary converters
59th Street (Manhattan, NY)
Workers
Machinery
Engines
Powerhouses
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)