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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4001
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/09/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Construction Progress Looking Southeast at Foundation Blocks
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site looking Southeast at boiler house steelwork construction. Also showing foundations, spoil cart tracks, and general construction materials.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Boiler Houses
Foundations (structural elements)
Spoil Carts
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)