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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4564
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/11/1957
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Frequency Charger Area Being Excavated
Description One in a series of survey photographs documenting proposed modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: Frequency Changer Area Being Excavated, Facing West From Column Line 16.
(Operating Room of Powerhouse in Background Showing Engines)
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Rooms & spaces
Frequency changers
Construction
Steam engines
Generators
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)