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Boy, 4, who fell down elevator shaft in Brooklyn has died

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A tot who wandered into an open elevator shaft in a Brooklyn garage and fell nearly 50 feet has died, officials said Thursday.

4-Year-Old Boy Critically Injured After Falling Down Park Slope Elevator Shaft

A four-year-old boy slipped through a gap between an elevator and the wall at a Brooklyn parking garage last night, "dropping some 50 feet." [ more › ]

Boy, 4, badly hurt in Brooklyn elevator shaft plunge

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A 4-year-old boy was seriously injured after he dropped roughly 50 feet into the elevator shaft of a Brooklyn garage, police said.

Putting two elevators in one shaft

5 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

As high rises replace their elevator up/down buttons with panels that you enter a floor into, which then direct you to a specific elevator, they create the possibility of adding more cars to each shaft, radically increasing the efficiency and throughput of a building's lifts. (more…)

Tour This Museum in an Abandoned Elevator Shaft

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

In 2012, artist, curator, and visual journalist Alex Kalman worked with two friends to transform a defunct elevator shaft in Chinatown into a sort of modern natural history museum they called Mmuseumm. Now entering its fifth season, Mmuseumm continues to defy categorization as either a recognized cultural institution or a nonconformist ... More »

Key Equity Index Climbs Back Up The Elevator Shaft

Via Dana Lyons' Tumblr, The Value Line Geometric Composite, which broke critical support in early January leading to an immediate 12% drop, has climbed all the way back to the breakdown level. The Risk Model that orients our investment posture utilizes market inputs other than simply price in its construction. Show More Summary

Drunk Chinese man kicks elevator doors in and falls down its shaft

What was supposed to be a fun karaoke night out turned into a harrowing tumble for a 24-year-old man from Hangzhou, China, when he accidentally fell down an elevator shaft after kicking its doors in. Identified only as Yang, the inebriated...Show More Summary

Gentleman kicks elevator door open, falls down shaft

8 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing According to WorldNews247 the fellow in this video pushed the elevator button, and when it didn't open, he gave the door a flying kick, which dislodged it. He walked through the opening and fell down the shaft. He survived.

Man Falls 5 Stories — Then Gets Impaled — at Manhattan Construction Site

On Wednesday morning, a man working at a construction site at 34 West 17th Street in the Flatiron District fell five stories down an elevator shaft. Before hitting the basement, he was impaled on multiple steel bars. The pieces of rebar went through his abdomen, groin, and upper leg. One... More »

Girl, 3, falls down elevator shaft at Bronx catering hall

9 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A three-year-old girl escaped serious injury after falling 10 feet down an elevator shaft at a Bronx catering hall, police said.

Successful Rescue Mission Frees 17 Miners From New York Salt Mine

The workers were trapped in an elevator shaft 900 feet underground.

Add This to Your Nightmare Reel: Central New York Miners Stuck in Half-Mile-Deep Shaft for 10 Hours Before Rescue

On Wednesday at around 10 p.m., 17 miners descended nearly half a mile to the floor of the Cayuga Salt Mine in central New York — at 2,300 feet, it's the deepest in the Western Hemisphere — to start their shift. The miners' elevator descended about 900 feet before it malfunctioned,... More »

Crews Begin Rescue of 17 Miners Trapped in Elevator Shaft in New York

9 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Rescuers were pulling the miners to the surface after a group of 17 spent the night trapped in an elevator 900 feet below ground at a salt mine in Lansing, N.Y.

Chicago firefighter dies after falling down elevator shaft

9 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A Chicago firefighter died early Monday after falling two stories down an elevator shaft while fighting a smoky blaze in a warehouse.

Firefighter Killed In Elevator: This Is Devastating

A Chicago firefighter was killed early this morning by falling through an elevator shaft on the second floor in an empty warehouse. Daniel Capuano, 42, was battling a fire at a three-story warehouse in the 9200 block of South Baltimore Avenue when he died. Show More Summary


[Image: Photo by Adrià Goula, courtesy of Carles Enrich]. Here's another prosthetic elevator project—in fact, the reason I posted the previous one—this time around designed by architect Carles Enrich for the riverside city of Gironella,...Show More Summary

Shaft: 1955

"I thought YOU had the instructions." Chicago circa 1955. "Elevator engineers." A job that has its ups and downs. 4x5 acetate negative from the News Photo Archive. View full size.

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