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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R112S1_1741
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 12/08/1960
Title Excavation as Seen from Surface at Hester Street Substation: Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)
Description As part of the documentation of the construction of the Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA), negative documents excavation as seen from surface at east side of Hester Street substation near Chrystie Street. Camera is looking west and down at excavation. Also shows construction equipment, construction workers, and temporary walls around excavation site.
Photographer Espeut, E.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Chrystie Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Lower East Side (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Bowery (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Construction equipment
Construction workers
Substations, Electric
Hester Street
Temporary buildings
Search Terms Subway Construction
Substation/ Powerhouse Hester Street Substation (IND)
Line Chrystie Street Connection (NYCTA)