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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4425
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/16/1936
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: View of Preliminary Supports for Landfilling
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 beam supports being extended into the water for landfill purposes.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
59th Street
Coal ash sites
Construction
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Elevated highways
Express highways
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)