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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4597
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/08/1957
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: General View of Frequency Changer Area Construction
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: General View of Switch Yard and Frequency Changer Area, Facing West from Column Line #2, Elevation 25'-9".
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Frequency changers
Ramps
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)