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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4011
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/18/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Trench Excavation
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows construction workers excavating trench using shovels.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Trenches
Construction workers
Shovels
Machinery
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)