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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4607
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/19/1957
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Section "B" New Pier Structure
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: Section "B" New Pier Structure, Facing West from Existing Coal Tower #1.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Piers
Coal ash sites
Construction equipment
Construction workers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)