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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4671
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/22/1958
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: General View of New Constructed Switchyard - Frequency Changer Area
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: Sub Station, Looking West from Column W-1.
(Photograph shows Switchyard-Frequency Changer Area, showing Transformer Area)
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Surveying
Construction
Transformers
Transformer rooms
Frequency changers
Structural frames
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)