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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3929
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/15/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Construction Site
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site looking Southeast at foundation blocks, workers, derricks, spoil cart tracks, and foundation bases for steel beams.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Foundations (structural elements)
Derrick
Tracks
Construction workers
Steelwork
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)