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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1255
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 01/10/1951
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): Contract P-57: View Showing Control Room and Motor Generator Sets
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 on Elevation 54'9", Bents 37, Facing East.
Photograph shows view of Control Room with multiple switchgears and motor generator sets on left side.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Board of Transportation
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Switchboards
Circuit breakers
Control rooms
Electric switches
Motors
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)
Contract Number P-57