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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1532
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/26/1948
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: North Wall of Conveyor Tunnel Showing Piles and Sheeting
Description Photograph documenting excavation and preliminary foundation work for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: North Wall of Conveyor Tunnel Wall Showing Piles and Sheeting in Place

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Foundations (structural elements)
Sheathing
Construction equipment
Beams (structural elements)
Cranes (equipment)
Tunnels
Piles (Structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)