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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4057
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 10/16/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Construction 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 towards engine room and boiler house showing steelwork construction, derricks, and shoring methods.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Engine rooms
Steelwork
Boiler Houses
Shoring
Derrick

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)