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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4333
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/26/1916
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Discharge Tunnel: Cut Looking West from 12th Avenue
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations of the discharge tunnel at the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: Discharge Tunnel - 59th Street Powerhouse - Cut Looking West from 12th Avenue. Background shows the New York Central Freight Station.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York Central Railroad Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Tunnels
Excavation
Construction
12th Avenue
Construction equipment
Cranes (equipment)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)