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Man Injured After Falling Into Empty Elevator Shaft

A grocery deliveryman was seriously hurt after falling into an empty elevator shaft yesterday in the Bronx. [ more › ]

MULTI, A Rope-Free Elevator Concept That Makes It Possible to Contain Multiple Cabins in the Same Shaft

4 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

MULTI is an concept by German corporation ThyssenKrupp that reimagines traditional elevator design by doing away with the rope, in favor of linear motors placed inside the elevator cabin. Among other things, the redesign makes it possible to have multiple elevators in the same shaft and allows for elevators to move vertically across buildings. In […]

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MULTI Elevator System

The rope and pulley system used in elevators for 160+ years has its limitations. ThyssenKrupp envisions a new elevator with a self-contained drive system, the ability to stack multiple elevators in a shaft, and even move horizontall...

New elevator is like a vertical mass transit system

ThyssenKrupp MULTI puts multiple cabs in a single shaft; It will change architecture as well as our whole way of thinking about elevators.

ThyssenKrupp unveils revolutionary Willy Wonka-like elevator concept

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Elevator design hasn't progressed very much during the past 160 years, and still comprises cabins which move vertically in a shaft supported by cables. This is inefficient and limiting, taking up a relatively large footprint and requiring people to wait a long time for the next lift. Show More Summary

Hammetschwand Elevator in Bürgenstock, Switzerland

Straddling the exposed rock face of Switzerland's Mt. Bürgenstock is the towering Hammetschwand Elevator, the tallest outdoor lift in Europe, which shoots passengers from an underground boarding station into an open-air shaft leading to the top of the mountain in less than a minute. Show More Summary

Repairman found dead in elevator shaft in Beverly Hills is identified

A man found dead inside an elevator shaft at a Beverly Hills apartment complex has been identified as a 31-year-old repairman.

Repairman found dead in elevator shaft in Beverly Hills is identified

A man found dead inside an elevator shaft at a Beverly Hills apartment complex has been identified as a 31-year-old repairman.

Man found dead inside Beverly Hills elevator shaft

A man believed to have been a repairman was found dead Thursday inside a Beverly Hills apartment elevator shaft, authorities said.

Man found dead inside Beverly Hills elevator shaft

A man believed to have been a repairman was found dead Thursday inside a Beverly Hills apartment elevator shaft, authorities said.

Cache of 17th c. luxury goods found in Dublin castle

A hoard of 17th century luxury consumer goods was found hidden under the floor of a tower in Dublin’s Rathfarnham Castle. All the floors in the tower had been removed to construct an elevator shaft that would make the space wheelchair accessible (the work was monitored by an archaeologist since the castle is a National [...]

Man killed in fall down elevator shaft in Atlantic City

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Police are investigating a man's fatal fall down an elevator shaft in an Atlantic City high rise building.

2 Men Trapped In Sideways Elevator, Another Falls To Death In Elevator Shaft

Two separate elevator incidents left one man dead and two others injured in Queens and Manhattan yesterday. In the first incident, two workers transporting construction materials in a West Village elevator were injured when the elevator's cables snapped, causing it to fall half a floor and become wedged sideways in the shaft. [ more › ]

Queens man plunges to his death down elevator shaft: witnesses

The body of the man, whose identity had not been released, was found on top of an elevator in an apartment building on Frame Place near Maple Ave. in Flushing, shortly after 1 p.m., police said.

Police: Man Killed in Bronx Elevator Shaft May Have Been "Surfing"

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A man fatally crushed by an elevator inside a Bronx public housing complex may have been riding the elevator like a "roller coaster," NYPD sources told the New York Post. Read more...

Man Killed In Elevator Shaft May Have Been "Elevator Surfing"

The young man who died after getting trapping in a Bronx building's elevator shaft yesterday morning was identified as 20-year-old Tino Morales. And police are now investigating whether he had been "surfing" on the elevator. [ more ...

Man Dies After Being Trapped In Elevator Shaft

Earlier this morning, a man in his 20s died after apparently getting trapped in a Bronx building's elevator shaft. [ more › ]

Man crushed to death in elevator shaft at Bronx public housing building

A 20-year-old man was found crushed to death in an elevator shaft at a Bronx public housing building early Monday, authorities said.

New York’s Tiniest—and Weirdest—Museum

7 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Wandering around Tribeca, you may stumble upon a decrepit elevator shaft that's full of curiosities. Welcome to the Mmuseumm, a very small space dedicated to very strange wonders.

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