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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4242
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/11/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Roofing Work
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of roofing work and masonry work looking east. Note the archietectural decorations along the border on the roof.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Masonry
Roofing
Bricks
Smokestacks
Architectural decorations & ornaments
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)