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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1427
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/02/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View of Steel for Ash Tower
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View of Steel for Ash Tower on Dock, Facing Southwest.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Structural frames
Steel
Ash Disposal
Coal ash sites
Cranes (equipment)
Docks

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)