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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1543
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 04/12/1948
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: Underpinning for Column U 58
Description Photograph documenting excavation and preliminary foundation work for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: Underpinning for Column U 58.

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Foundations (structural elements)
Underpinning
Ladders
Pipes (Conduits)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)