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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4602
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/08/1957
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: New Floor Area for Future Switchgear Site
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: New Floor Area for 13.8 K.V.A. Switchgear, Facing West, Elevation 54'-9".
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Construction equipment
Construction workers
Floors
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)