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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4389
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 01/21/1921
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Interior View of Operating Room and Equipment
Description Photograph documenting existing conditions of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows interior view of the operating room, showing steam engines and alternator units.

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co.
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Steam engines
Engine rooms
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)