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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.1489
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 06/17/1949
Title IRT 59th Street Powerhouse: Extension: View of Blowers and Foundations on South Side of Building
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 Blowers and Foundations on South Side of Building, Facing North.



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
Foundations (structural elements)
Blowers
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)