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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1507
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 04/14/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View of Extension from Highway at 59th Street
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View Facing Southeast from Highway at 59th Street. Photograph also shows boiler drum being brought into Powerhouse.



Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Boilers
Cranes (equipment)
Trailers
Structural frames
Steel
Construction
59th Street
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)