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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3823
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 10/18/1902
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View Showing Excavation
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site and rock formations in excavated area, most likely connected to the intake or discharge tunnel systems.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Excavation
Tunnels
Rock formations
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)