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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.8.4786
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/04/1904
Title Power Supply Album 8: No 4786 Powerhouse
Description Photograph documents the construction of Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Construction of an underground tunnel is shown. It is likely the tunnel used for transporting coal from the dock to the south west corner of the Powerhouse. This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 8 of 12 that documents Interborough Rapid Transit Company's system of electrical power for New York's first subway system.
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)