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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.8.4796
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/11/1904
Title Power Supply Album 8: No 4796 Powerhouse
Description Photograph documents the construction of Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Picture shows a view of the roof, looking down the center line between the two sections of the building. This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 8 of 12 that documents Interborough Rapid Transit Company's system of electrical power for New York's first subway system.
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)