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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3886
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/20/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Steel Structure Erection
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of powerhouse construction, looking East, showing engine room and boiler house steel structure erection, foundations, derricks, shoring method, and tunnel system construction to the right of powerhouse.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Foundations (structural elements)
Structural frames
Derrick
Engine rooms
Boiler Houses
Shoring
Tunnels
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)