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(image 110151)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/16/1914
Notes: Section "E" in position with Tubes partially filled with water and listing to the east due to the larger amount of water in the east Tube. The frame erected on the last diaphragm is to furnish a support for the wooden bulkhead which was placed later to protect the excavation work on the South Approach. A section of steel sheeting is attached to the east and west edges of the last diaphragm in order to form a tight joint at this point.
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 667


(image 110148)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/16/1914
Notes: Route 5--Section 14, Harlem River Tubes Construction Photographs, No. 4937. General view showing Section "E" and plant for sinking of section, looking north.
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 586


(image 110149)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/8/1914
Notes: "Sweep" in the middle of Section "E" working along the west neat line. Diver is preparing to go down to investigate an obstruction. Clam shell dredge shown in background was used to excavate some of the rock in this Section.
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(image 110160)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 7/3/1914
Notes: Pneumatic mixer for the mixing and placing of concrete.
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 537


(image 110158)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 3/5/1914
Notes: Section "D" partially submerged, showing access shafts and circular plate covering to make the end compartments air-tight. These plates were accessible after the tubes were filled with water and having served their purpose, were removed.
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(image 110152)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 1/19/1914
Notes: Section "C" in position and almost filled with water. Tremie scow in the background.
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 870


(image 110161)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 1914
Notes: Concrete invert completed near the junction of Sections "C" and "D" and showing a view of this junction. The interior angles in the foreground represent the former position of the end bulkheads and the one in the distant was at the upper semi-bulkhead.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 707


(image 110162)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 1914
Notes: Concrete lining completed with the exception of the duct benches. The forms are all set and ready for the placing of the next section. A cross passage is shown on the extreme right with the forms in place.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 590


(image 110164)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 1914
Notes: View of the completed work in one of the outside tubes. The Splicing Chamber shown at the right will be walled up in front with an asbestos covering.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 770


(image 110159)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 1914
Notes: Cameron pump placed in the north end of Section "D" for unwatering the tubes. Also shows an interior view of the north bulkhead in one of the interior tubes of the Section.
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(image 110163)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 1914
Notes: Forms set for concreting in one of inner tubes showing view of reinforcing rods and method of securing them.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 731


(image 110139)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 12/2/1913
Notes: Dipper dredge working in the north end of Section D, in rock fill and boulders. (View from 135th & Park Ave)
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 556


(image 110140)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 11/5/1913
Notes: Detail view of drilling apparatus. Diver ready to go down to load a hole preparatory to blasting.
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 560


(image 110142)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/25/1913
Notes: View of one of the interior Tubes of Section B and showing partial end bulkhead. A portion of a cross passage appears in the foreground at the left of the view. (At contractor site 152nd & Harlem River)
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 834


(image 110143)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/25/1913
Notes: South end of Section "A" before launching with its full equipment of bulkheads, valves, masts, etc. (At contractor site 152nd & Harlem River)
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 748


(image 110144)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/6/1913
Notes: Section "B" placed upon flat boats and being towed out of the "slip". (At contractor site 152nd & Harlem River)
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 1115


(image 110146)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/6/1913
Notes: Section "B" after being launched, showing flat boat being pulled from beneath. (At contractor site 152nd & Harlem River)
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 657


(image 110145)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/6/1913
Notes: Section "B" after being towed out of the "slip" in process of being turned partially around before launching. (At contractor site 152nd & Harlem River)
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 618


(image 110156)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/5/1913
Notes: Tremie scow, showing view of loading derrick and material barge alongside.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 437


(image 110155)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 9/5/1913
Notes: Tremie scow depositing exterior concrete in the foundation of Section "A". The mast of the west tube is visible in the left center foreground.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 445


(image 110153)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 8/29/1913
Notes: Section "A" with excess buoyancy overcome in the south end and nearly so in the north end, and about ready to be lowered.
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 646


(image 110154)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 8/29/1913
Notes: Section "A" in position, with lowering plant assembled.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 641


(image 110157)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 8/25/1913
Notes: Detail view of tremie pipe, hopper platform and general details.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 548


(image 110150)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 7/15/1913
Notes: View of timber semi-bulkhead in outside Tube of Section "A". Workman is "ship caulking" the bulkhead using oakum. (At contractor site 152nd & Harlem River)
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 878


(image 110141)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 6/26/1913
Notes: Partially completed Section in "slip" at Contractors yard, showing order of assembling and longitudinal stringers resting upon piles and supporting the steelwork. (View from 152nd & Harlem River)
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 832


(image 110138)
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 1913
Notes: Clam shell dredge working in the south end of Section A
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 526


(image 110147)
(136k, 1024x806)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Harlem River Tubes (Lexington Avenue Line)
Collection of: Public Service Commission-File Photo
Date: 1913
Notes: Section "A" (south end) showing details of buoyancy chambers and general details of plant arrangements and Tube details. (View from Lexington Ave & Harlem River).
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 522

     



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