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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3872
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 04/01/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Early Stages of Masonry Work on Facade of Powerhouse
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of steel structure, early stages of masonry work (bricklaying), and temporary plank roadway construction.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Masonry
Plank roads
Brickwork
Steelwork
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)