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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4625
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/19/1957
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: New Foundations for Frequency Converter Area
Description One in a series of survey photographs documenting modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: New Frequency Converter Foundation. Facing East from Column Line 29, Elevation 25'-9".
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Surveying
Construction
Frequency changers
Foundations (structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)