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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3881
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/13/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Construction from 11th Avenue
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 exterior granite base masonry work, steel structure construction, view of Southeast entryway into powerhouse, cobblestone street, and general masonry materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Masonry
Facades
Steelwork
Bricks
Cobblestone streets
11th Avenue
Doors & doorways
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)