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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1540
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/10/1948
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View Facing Northeast from Southwest Corner in Yard
Description Photograph documenting excavation and preliminary foundation work for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View Facing Southeast from Northwest Corner

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Foundations (structural elements)
Yards
Cranes (equipment)
Construction equipment
Sheathing
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)