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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1499
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/19/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: Reinforcing Bars for Turbine Base
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View of Reinforcing Bars for Turbine Base. Note Boiler Drum in Background.

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Structural frames
Reinforced concrete construction
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)