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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4306
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/13/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Container for Derrick
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of steel container used to haul construction material when connected to hoisting machinery such as a derrick.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Derrick
Hoisting machinery
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)