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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1251
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 01/10/1951
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): Contract P-57: View Showing General View of Electrical Galleries
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse, under Contract P-57. Front notation on photograph reads: Camera Facing Northwest Across Generator Floor, Showing Electrical Galleries, Bents 37-31.
Photograph shows view of Engine Room (Operating Room) floor showing tops of engine units and crane unit.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Board of Transportation
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Electric conduits
Galleries (Rooms & spaces)
Engine rooms
Cranes (equipment)
Engines
Generators
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)
Contract Number P-57