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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1441
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 10/06/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: General View of Extension Showing Progress
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: General View of Extension from Highway at 59th Street Facing Southeast.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Structural frames
Steel
Construction
Turbine
59th Street
Elevated highways
Scaffolding
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)