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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4421
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/01/1936
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Construction of New Coal Tower
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the new coal tower and crane for the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Photo shows view of construction from the water of new foundation for coal tower along waterfront. Also shown is the West Face of the Powerhouse, as well as the elevated West Side Highway

Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
59th Street
Coal
Coal ash sites
Construction
Beams (structural elements)
Foundations (structural elements)
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Piles (Structural elements)
Facades
Express highways
Elevated highways
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)