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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1472
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 07/27/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View of Turbine Foundations
Description Photograph documenting the modernizations and construction for the extension of the Interborough Rapid Transit 59th Street Powerhouse. Notation on front of print reads: View of Turbine Foundation from Highway, Facing East
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Burns and Roe Inc.
Harris Structural Steel Co.
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Structural frames
Steel
Construction
Turbines
Elevated highways
Masonry
Scaffolding
Foundations (structural elements)
Trusses
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)