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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.4024
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 09/23/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Powerhouse Construction Progress Looking Northeast at Foundations
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of construction site looking Northeast at engine room and boiler house showing foundations, bases for steel columns, and shoring methods.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Steelwork
Boiler Houses
Engine rooms
Foundations (structural elements)
Shoring
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)