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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R1S7_2491
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 12/08/1902
Title [Central Park Tunnel: IRT Lenox Avenue Line]
Description Tunnel excavation under Central Park, Manhattan during the construction of the IRT Lenox Avenue Line. Note the rolling platform or "traveler" in the newly excavated tunnel. This traveler, which operates on rails placed along the edges of the rock wall, is used to build the concrete sidewalks. The view is north from the west side of the tunnel.
Photographer I.M.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Board of Rapid Transit Railroad Commissioners
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Central Park (New York, N.Y.)--Pictorial works.
Subways--New York (State)--New York--Pictorial works
construction--Pictorial works
Construction workers
Tunneling
Tunnels
Tracks
Wooden Platforms
Line Lenox Avenue/ White Plains Road/ Dyre Avenue Line