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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4257
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/03/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View Inside Engine Room of Engine Units
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of engine unit installation inside engine room and also shows main steam piping system in background on gallery floor.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Engines
Engine rooms
Steam engines
Pipes (conduits)
Steam
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)