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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4430
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/30/1936
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: View of Beam Supports and Pilings
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 beam supports and pilings at construction site to extend land.
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)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)