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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3910
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/25/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Construction Site
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of powerhouse construction site looking Northeast towards engine room and boiler house steelwork. Also shows tunneling systems construction with support beams and framing.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Engine room
Boiler Houses
Tunnels
Structural frames
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)