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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4448
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/19/1936
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Construction Progress of New Coal Tower
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the new coal tower and crane for the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Photo shows view of completed retaining wall and the progress on the construction of the coal tower, as well as the progress of landfilling on the North side of the coal tower.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
59th Street
Coal ash sites
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Piles (Structural elements)
Elevated highways
Express highways
Retaining walls
Cranes (equipment)
Structural frames
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)