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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3861
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 03/19/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Concrete Foundation Blocks for New Pier
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of concrete foundation block being hoisted from dock and lowered into water.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Piers
Docks
Foundations (structural elements)
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Hoisting machinery
Derrick
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)