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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4683
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 08/12/1958
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Construction of 480 and 2400 Volt Substation
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: 480 and 2400 volt Substation. Looking South near Column Y-10, Elevation 40'.
(Photograph shows various equipment partially or fully put together, as well as various construction equipment)
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Construction equipment
Electric substations--New York (State)--New York.
Structural frames
Frequency changers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)