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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1491
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/02/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: Reinforcing Bars for Turbine Foundation
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View Facing East on Ground Floor. Showing Reinforcing Bars for Turbine Foundation



Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Structural frames
Steel
Construction
Cranes (equipment)
Turbines
Reinforced concrete construction
Foundations (structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)