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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1529
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 11/12/1948
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: General View of Addition to Powerhouse
Description Photograph documenting excavation and preliminary foundation work for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: General View of Addition to 59th Street Powerhouse.

Photo shows sign for Burns and Roe Inc. Engineers and Constructors, 233 Broadway, NY, NY

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Excavation
Foundations (structural elements)
Construction equipment
Tunnels
Piles (Structural elements)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)