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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4695
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/12/1958
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: View of Pier at Site of Coal Tower # 1
Description One in a series of photographs documenting construction and modernizations to the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of photograph reads: Site of Coal Tower # 1, Looking East from Elevation 77'.
(photograph is an elevated shot spanning a large area around the Pier area)
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Piers
Coal ash sites
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)