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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4027
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/30/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Powerhouse Front Facade Almost Completed
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of powerhouse exterior from between 10th and 11th Avenues. Showing upper facade masonry work almost completed, smokestacks being erected on roof, cobblestone street, and general masonry materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Masonry
Facades
Cobblestone streets
11th Avenue
Smokestacks
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)