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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4010
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/18/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Scuba Diver Being Lowered Into Water by Dock
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows scuba diver in full scuba gear being lowered into water by dock area, either for surveying or as part of construction for new pier.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Scuba apparatus
Scuba divers
Docks
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)