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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S1_1654
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 06/29/1960
Title Gas Bypass Trench in Park Near Intersection of Grand and Chrystie Streets: Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)
Description As part of the documentation of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA), negative documents gas bypass trench inside Sara D. Roosevelt Park near the intersection of Grand and Chrystie Streets. Camera in Sara D. Roosevelt Park looking west at trench. Shows trench, construction workers, construction equipment, onlookers, and trees, railing and wall of Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
Photographer Espeut, E.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Chrystie Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Bowery (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Streets
Construction
Grand Street
Decking
Cut and cover method
Construction equipment
Construction workers
Sara D. Roosevelt Park (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Trenches
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)