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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1535
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/26/1948
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: North Wall of Conveyor Tunnel
Description Photograph documenting excavation and preliminary foundation work for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: North Wall of Conveyor Tunnel Approximately 12 ft. West of West Wall of Power Station

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Foundations (structural elements)
Yards
Construction equipment
Beams (structural elements)
Cranes (equipment)
Tunnels
Piles (Structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)