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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3844
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/24/1902
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Steel Structure Being Erected
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows steel structure of powerhouse being erected, as well as granite slabs, steel beams, spoil cart tracks, and brewing company factory in background.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Structural frames
Foundations (structural elements)
Construction workers
Factories
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)