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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4.847
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/10/1901
Title [Power Supply Album 4: 2ND Avenue & 86th Street]
Description Digging done to install underground bracing and duct runs for power feeders running to the Manhattan Railway Company's Substations. Picture shows trench, bracing, and existing sewer pipes.

Assembly of manhole is shown. Manholes were placed approximately every 400 feet along the runs in order to provide access to the power feeders in case of repair, replacement, or emergency.

This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 4 of 12 that documents the Manhattan Railway Company's electrification of its els.
People/ Corporations Manhattan Railway Company
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Manholes
Pipelines
Construction
Line Second Avenue Elevated