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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4696
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/12/1958
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: View of Machine Floor in 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: Machine Floor. Elevation 87', New Coal Tower # 1, Looking East.
(Machinery is unseen because it is covered over)
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Coal ash sites
Machinery
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)