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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4108
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/31/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Workers in Engine Room with Fire Equipment
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of workers holding fire hoses and extinguishers.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Construction workers
Engine rooms
Fire extinguishers
Fire department
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)