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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3838
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/12/1902
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Excavation and Foundations
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of excavated area and beginning stages of foundations. Buildings are in the background.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Mud
Foundations (structural elements)
Buildings
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)