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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3984
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/26/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Construction Site Looking Northeast
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site looking Northeast at engine room and boiler house steelwork construction. Also showing tunnel system construction on the south side of powerhouse, derricks, and general building materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Derrick
Engine rooms
Boiler Houses
Tunnels

Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)