New York's Forgotten Substations: The Power Behind the Subway

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Oxygen Thief

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Oct 17, 2005
New York's Forgotten Substations: The Power Behind the Subway (Paperback)
by Christopher Payne

# Paperback: 110 pages
# Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press (Oct 2002)
# Language English
# ISBN: 1568983557


A useful and attractive record, for the aesthete and the industrial archaeologist. Highly detailed b&w photos cover the elaborate system of stations that converted AC electricity to DC (to power the subways); most of these anachronisms are gone.
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