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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4570
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/18/1957
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: General View of Electrical Conduits
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: General View Facing West, Showing Area between New Transformer Cells and Frequency Changer.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Rooms & spaces
Construction
Structural frames
Frequency changers
Foundations (structural elements)
Steel
Steelwork
Transformer rooms
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)