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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1473
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/27/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: General View of Brickwork at Coner of 59th Street and 12th Avenue
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: General View of Brickwork at Coner of 59th Street and 12th Avenue
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Structural frames
Steel
Construction
59th Street
12th Avenue
Elevated highways
Masonry
Scaffolding
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)