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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4086
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/16/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Construction Progress Showing Foundations
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site including excavated area, steelwork, and foundations for steel columns.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Excavation
Foundations (structural elements)
Derrick
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)