[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
"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.
This is a short video of an Amazon parrot wandering around the house laughing like he just watched Sylvester fall down an elevator shaft. What a little creeper. Hit the jump for the video.
The man suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive, rescue officials said.
The Department of Buildings has issued a demolition permit for the abandoned hospital at 100 Castleton Avenue in Staten Island, where a teenage boy fell 7 stories down an elevator shaft to his death last Friday. [ more › ]
The teen her plunged to his death down an elevator shaft of an abandoned S.I hospital may have been trapped for hours.
Yesterday afternoon, a 16-year-old boy who had apparently been playing in an abandoned hospital building on Staten Island died after falling down an elevator shaft. [ more › ]
A 16-year-old boy is in critical condition after plunging down an elevator shaft Friday in an abandoned Staten Island hospital.
During the Blue Jays game against the Red Sox on Friday, September 18, water emanating from a men’s restroom on the 500 level of the Rogers Centre flooded an elevator shaft, shut down part of the concourse, and caused damage to the team offices on the 400 level. So what caused the flooding? Well, the […]
During a Sept. 18 Red Sox-Blue Jays game, a half-naked Toronto fan reportedly pulled a urinal off the bathroom wall on the 500 level of Rogers Centre, flooding an elevator shaft and causing a general nuisance. A few days later, a photo of a half-naked Blue Jays fan yanking at a urinal started making the rounds. Show More Summary
A mid-50s was killed when he fell two-and-a-half stories. [ more › ]
I regret never meeting local musician, artist and writer Bob Reuter who died tragically on August 3, 2013 in an elevator shaft accident in a downtown loft. But in typical St. Louis fashion, happenstance brought a couple connections. As a teenager, I was in University City, MO at Vintage Vinyl and I made a flip purchase of one of Bob's records. Show More Summary
A 30-year-old construction worker fell four stories to his death on Tuesday afternoon, after walking on wooden beams over a elevator shaft without a harness. He was found unconscious on his back in five feet of water at the bottom of the shaft, and was taken to Bellevue Hospital where... More »
A 30-year-old man died early this afternoon after he fell down an elevator shaft at a construction site in Hell's Kitchen, according to police. [ more › ]
A mechanic at a Midtown construction site fell to his death down an elevator shaft Tuesday, officials said.
The ThyssenKrupp test tower in Rottweil, Germany is a 246 meter concrete tower built by the ThyssenKrupp elevator company to test their new Multi magnetic levitation elevator design. The tower features 12 elevator shafts, three of which are going to be used specifically for the Multi project which allows multiple cabins to occupy the same shaft. […]
How do you design a new type of elevator without installing it in an existing building? It’s a chicken/egg question that engineers have long struggled with—even using abandoned mine shafts to test new technology. Read more...
Tyrelle Shaw, 25, was found Monday after apparently hanging himself in the elevator shaft of an Upper East Side building.
A man wanted by police in connection with strange attacks on Asian women, was found hanging in a Manhattan, New York elevator shaft. Police sources say Tyrelle Shaw, 25, was discovered at around 3 p.m. on Monday, the New York Daily News reports. Show More Summary
Police say Tyrelle Shaw struck several women in the face between June 10 and June 15; he was found dead in an elevator shaft Monday