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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3868
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 03/26/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Foundations and Steel Structure Construction
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site including partial view of steelwork on powerhouse structure, completed foundation blocks, and construction of foundations, and shoring methods.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Foundations (structural elements)
Steelwork
Shoring
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)