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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3847
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/31/1902
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Powerhouse Steel Structure Being Erected
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view from street of steel structure of powerhouse being erected, as well as derricks, contractor shanty, and other building materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Structural frames
Derrick
Shacks

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)