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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4038
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 10/10/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Powerhouse Construction Progress Looking East
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 looking East at engine room and boiler house showing tunnel construction along south end of powerhouse, steelwork, shoring methods, derricks, and general construction materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Boiler Houses
Engine rooms
Derrick
Tunnels
Shoring

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)