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Accession number 2009.33
Object ID 2009.33.339
Object Name Sign
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca. 1932
Description Metal sign used on a rotary converter in substation. Converter was used for ventilating substation; sending air to basement and up through vent. Double sided sign with asbestos sprayed on one side. Painted sign reads: KEEP DOOR / OPEN / UPTAKE / CLOSED. Asbestos side reads: KEEP DOOR / CLOSED / UPTAKE / OPEN.
Used with rotary converter from Greenwich Substation, otherwise known as IND Substation #6.
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Dimension Details 12 1/8-in. OL x 8-in. OH x 1/8-in. OD
Material Steel
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York
Rotary converters
Signs (Notices)
Search Terms Plate, Manufacturers'
Rotary Converter
Substation/Powerhouse Greenwich Substation (IND)
Operating Agency Independent System (IND)
Number of images 2.0