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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S3_1154
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 09/03/1959
Title Excavation for New Subway: Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)
Description Negative shows excavation for new subway on E. Houston Street as part of the documentation of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA). Camera set on roadway, looking west and down. Also shows excavating equipment, temporary fence, buildings, and Seagram's billboard.
Photographer Leon, H.; Stoffman, H. J.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company
Seagram's
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Bowery (Neighborhood)
Construction
East Houston Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Excavation
Excavating equipment
Billboards
Fences
Buildings
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)