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Manhattan Railway Company


The Manhattan Railway Company photography collection spans the years 1900-1905 and documents the stages of a modernization project that the company begain in 1899 on its Second, Third, Sixth, and Ninth Avenue elevated lines. Highlights include images of the construction of substation 4 in Harlem, the aftermath of a fire in the Lower East Side, and the interior of the 74th Street powerhouse, including images of rotary converters, transformers, and other machinery captured in detail.
74 St Power Station Looking North

74 St Power Station Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Houston & Allen St

Houston & Allen St

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 7 Looking West

Sub Station 7 Looking West

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Engine Room at Night

74 St Power Station Engine Room at Night

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

[Handcar.]

[Handcar.]

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 7 Looking S W

Sub Station 7 Looking S W

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 2 Control Instrument Boards

Sub Station 2 Control Instrument Boards

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

110 St & 8 Ave

110 St & 8 Ave

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 6 Looking South

Sub Station 6 Looking South

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station House Pump

74 St Power Station House Pump

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Sub Station 6 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

110 St & 8 Ave

110 St & 8 Ave

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 5 Looking North

Sub Station 5 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St & 2 Ave Looking West

74 St & 2 Ave Looking West

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Test 2 x 6 Y P [Yield point test.]

Test 2 x 6 Y P [Yield point test.]

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking North

74 St Power Station Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

2 Ave & 50 St Looking North

2 Ave & 50 St Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking East

74 St Power Station Looking East

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

54 St & 5 Ave Looking West

54 St & 5 Ave Looking West

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Harlem R

Harlem R

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

159 St Inspect Shed

159 St Inspect Shed

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Power Station 4 Looking East

Sub Power Station 4 Looking East

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 3 Looking South

Sub Station 3 Looking South

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Franklin Sq 3 Ave Line

Franklin Sq 3 Ave Line

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Engine & Generator

74 St Power Station Engine & Generator

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Machine Shop

74 St Power Station Machine Shop

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking West

74 St Power Station Looking West

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking North

74 St Power Station Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking West

74 St Power Station Looking West

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

West End Looking North

West End Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board. | F.G.C.

74 St Power Station Looking North

74 St Power Station Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Harlem R

Harlem R

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 3 Rotary Converters

Sub Station 3 Rotary Converters

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 3 Looking S W

Sub Station 3 Looking S W

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking S W

74 St Power Station Looking S W

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 3 Looking S W

Sub Station 3 Looking S W

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking S W

74 St Power Station Looking S W

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking N W

74 St Power Station Looking N W

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

2 Ave & 115 St Looking S E

2 Ave & 115 St Looking S E

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking West

74 St Power Station Looking West

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking East

74 St Power Station Looking East

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 3 Looking North

Sub Station 3 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Trench - Looking East

Trench - Looking East

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Spring & Greenwich Looking North

Spring & Greenwich Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 2 5 K W Light Transformers

Sub Station 2 5 K W Light Transformers

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 7 Looking West

Sub Station 7 Looking West

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 5 Looking North

Sub Station 5 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

[Men working on street rail tracks.]

[Men working on street rail tracks.]


181 St Yard Looking North

181 St Yard Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

74 St Power Station Looking S W

74 St Power Station Looking S W

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Sub Station 2 Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Sub Station 7 Looking East

Sub Station 7 Looking East

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

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