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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4188
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 03/16/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View Looking at Engine Units
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of engine units inside engine room (operating room) with partition created where alternator (generator) is being constructed.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Engines
Engine rooms
Generators

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)