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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4705
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/13/1958
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: View of the Assembly of Truss Bridge over West Side Highway
Description One in a series of photographs documenting construction and modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: Assembling South Trusses Land M, Looking South on West Side of Highway.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Truss bridges
Elevated highways
Cranes (equipment)
Coal ash sites
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)