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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4317
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date ca. 1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Signage for Powerhouse Improvement
Description Photograph documenting the signage for the modernizations of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows sign erected onto Powerhouse, the sign reads:
New York City Transit System
Power Plant Improvement to Increase Capacity
62,000 Kilowatts
Estimated cost $ 13,000,000
William O'Dwyer (Mayor)
Board of Transportation, The City of New York
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Board of Transportation
O'Dwyer, William
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Signage

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)