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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3855
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 03/18/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Concrete Foundation Blocks for New Pier
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of concrete foundation blocks along pier area to be hoisted into water to start foundations for new powerhouse pier.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Piers
Docks
Foundations (structural elements)
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)