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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S1_1647
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 06/29/1960
Title Backfill in Cut on East Side of Chrystie Street Looking South: Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)
Description As part of the documentation of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA), negative documents the existing backfill of cut in road on east side of Chrystie Street between Canal and Delancey Streets. Camera in cut looking south. Shows cut, backfill, equipment, barricades, street, workers, Chrystie Street buildings to the west, Sara D. Roosevelt Park to the east, and the Manhattan Bridge Plaza collonade to the south.
Photographer Espeut, E.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Chrystie Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Bowery (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Canal Street
Cut and cover method
Construction workers
Manhattan Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Sara D. Roosevelt Park (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Delancey Street
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)