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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4496
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/18/1956
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: North Side of Pier 98
Description One in a series of photographs surveying the existing site of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse for modernization plans. Notation from front of photograph reads: 59th Street P.H. Modern. - North Side Pier 98, Looking Southwest from West Side of 12th Avenue.
Photo shows ash tower, pier, and automobiles under highway.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
12th Avenue
Surveying
Ash disposal
Coal ash sites
Piers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)