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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4064
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/04/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Foundations by Pier Area
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 workers at foundations by pier area. One worker shown smoking a pipe.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Construction workers
Pipes (Smoking equipment)
Foundations (structural elements)
Piers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)