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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1487
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/17/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View of Turbine Foundations
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: General View of Turbine Foundation, Facing East from 12th Avenue.



Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Structural frames
Steel
Construction
Foundations (structural elements)
Turbines
12th Avenue
Construction equipment
Construction workers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)