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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3906
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/17/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Construction from 11th Avenue
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of powerhouse exterior facade masonry work, steel structure construction, view of Southeast entryway into powerhouse, contractor shanty, cobblestone street, and general masonry materials, and excavation of trench.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Masonry
Excavation
Facades
Steelwork
Shacks
Cobblestone streets
11th Avenue
Doors & doorways
Winches

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)