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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1380
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/26/1953
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Feeder Control Board
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse, under Contract P-57. Front notation on photograph reads: Elevation 54' 9", Bents 52 to 46, Outside of Feeder Control Board.
Shows control board with various meters and switches.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Switchboards
Electric switches
Meters
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)
Contract Number P-57