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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1392
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/06/1953
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View Inside Powerhouse Surveying Existing Conditions
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Front notation on photograph reads: Camera Between Columns Q-3 and R-3 On Elevation 54' 9", Facing West Showing Conditions.
Photograph shows interior conditions of powerhouse, spools of wire and rope, and electrical parts.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Surveying
Spools
Wire
Ropes
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)