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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.6.5667
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 12/14/1904
Title [Power Supply Album 6: No 5667: Powerhouse Bus Compartments]
Description Photograph documents the construction of Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Construction of circuit breaker and bus bar compartments on the ground floor of the engine room is shown. This photograph is stored in Power Supply Album 6 of 12 that documents Interborough Rapid Transit Company's system of electrical power for New York's first subway system.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Circuit breakers
Construction
Building construction
59th Street
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)