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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1457
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/07/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View of Excavation of Old Siding inside the Older Portion of Powerhouse
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: Excavation of Old R.R. Siding. Facing West, Northeast Corner of Extension from Operating level of Old Powerhouse.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Structural frames
Steel
Construction
Excavation
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)