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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4241
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 05/11/1904
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): General View of Engine Room Construction
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows view of engine room (operating floor) construction showing wooden wall partition erection between completed engine units and construction area.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Engine rooms
Partitions
Steelwork
Foundations (structural elements)
Galleries (Rooms & spaces)
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)