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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1469
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/11/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: General View of Brickwork along 12th Avenue
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 12th Avenue Brickwork, Facing Northeast from Highway at 58th Street
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
Elevated highways
58th Street
Masonry
Brickwork
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)