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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4507
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/20/1956
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: General View of Turbine House Area
Description One in a series of photographs surveying the existing site of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse for modernization plans. Notation from front of photograph reads: 59th Street P.H. Modern. - General View of Turbine House, Facing West from Northeast corner, elev. 70'-4".
Photo shows the units are being dismantled for future modernizations to one half of the Powerhouse operating room.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Surveying
Turbines
Steam engines
Generators
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)