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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3930
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/15/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Construction Site Looking East
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 and boiler house steelwork. Also showing tunnel system construction on the south side of powerhouse, shoring methods, derricks, 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
Boiler Houses
Tunnels
Shoring
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)