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Accession number 2013.59
Object ID 2013.59.1
Object Name Intercom
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date 2013
Description Emergency help communications device and customer service intercom in stainless steel chassis. Tall model of three different sizes and the type with the least presence in the subway system. Blue plexi shade over LED lighting on front at top. Speaker grate, red metallic emergency button, windows for camera and sensors, and green metallic information button on black plastic face below center. Unit was never installed in station, but was probably used in demonstrations. Typically, the units are mounted to a frame affixed to a platform column or wall.
Manufacturer Boyce Technologies
Maker Boyce Technologies
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Place of Origin Long Island City, NY
Dimension Details 62 1/2-in. OH x 8-in. OW x 7 1/8-in. OD
Material Stainless Steel/Plexiglass/Plastic/Metal/Wire
People/Corporations New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Boyce Technologies
Subjects Customer relations
Customer service
Emergency alarm boxes
Communication devices
Subway stations--New York (State)--New York
Subways--Electric equipment--New York (State)--New York.
Search Terms Communication Systems
Operating Agency New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Transportation Agency Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
Number of images 3.0