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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4080
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/16/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Excavated Area
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of excavated area for construction, foundations, and walls of discharge and intake tunnel system.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Tunnels
Foundations (structural elements)

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)