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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3858
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 03/18/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Spoil Bucket Being Hoisted Out of Excavation Hole
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of excavation, showing bucket containing spoil, attached to crane being lifted out of hole.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Cranes (equipment)
Hoisting machinery
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)