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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4002
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/09/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Construction Progress Looking South
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 looking South at foundations, spoil cart tracks, derricks, and general construction materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Foundations (structural elements)
Tracks
Spoil Carts
Derrick
Steel
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)