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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4480
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/19/1954
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View Showing Bus Tie A-4 to B-3 on Ceiling
Description One in a series of photographs documenting modernizations and equipment of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse, under Contract P-59. Front notation on photograph reads: Bus Tie A-4 to B-3 on Ceiling Facing West, Elevation 36' between columns 52 to 58.
(compressor unit in the background)
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Electric conduits
Ceilings
Air compressors
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)
Contract Number P-59