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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3980
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/26/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Construction Progress Looking East at Engine Room
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site looking East at engine room steelwork construction. Also showing foundations, spoil cart and tracks, and general building materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Derrick
Engine rooms
Foundations (structural elements)
Spoil Carts
Tracks
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)