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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4233
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 04/21/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Intake and Discharge Tunnel Construction
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of tunnel system construction showing intake tunnel (lower entry) and discharge tunnel (upper entry).
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Tunnels
Foundations (structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)