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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4439
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 10/21/1936
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: General View of Construction Site
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the new coal tower and crane for the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Photo shows view of construction site including pilings and retaining walls.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
59th Street
Coal ash sites
Construction
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Piles (Structural elements)
Elevated highways
Express highways
Retaining walls
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)