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Construction Worker Dies After Falling Down Elevator Shaft in Manhattan

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 »

Construction Worker Dead After Falling Down Elevator Shaft In Hell's Kitchen

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 › ]

Mechanic falls to death down elevator shaft in Midtown

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A mechanic at a Midtown construction site fell to his death down an elevator shaft Tuesday, officials said.

The ThyssenKrupp Test Tower, A Tall Thin Concrete Tower Built for Testing New Elevator Designs

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

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. […]

This Super Tall, Super Thin Tower Was Built Just To Test Elevators

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Note found near body of man wanted for Asian attacks: cops

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Tyrelle Shaw, 25, was found Monday after apparently hanging himself in the elevator shaft of an Upper East Side building.

Man Wanted In Asian Women Attacks Found Hanging In Elevator Shaft

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

Suspect in attacks on Asian women in NYC found dead

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

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

Help wanted: Twitter CEO. Requirements: Denial, fatalism.

3 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Marlon Brando once complained that working on the set of a troubled film was like trying to do a crossword puzzle while falling down an elevator shaft. That description came to mind today because it fits perfectly a job in Silicon Valley that recently opened up: CEO of Twitter. Show More Summary

SFMOMA Construction Worker Critically Injured In Fall

A construction worker was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after suffering a fall in the elevator shaft at SFMOMA. [ more › ]

New Oddities Await You In The Tiny Tribeca Elevator Shaft Mmuseumm

A cornflake taxonomy, handmade prison inventions, and a collection of metallic objects removed from the human body make up the fourth season of Mmuseumm, the city's most enchanting elevator shaft "dedicated to the curation and exhibition of contemporary artifacts." [ more › ]

Worker dies after fall down elevator shaft at NYC hotel

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A construction worker was pronounced dead after he plunged down an elevator shaft at a hotel being built, police sources said.

Man In Critical Condition After Falling Down Midtown Elevator Shaft

A man was hospitalized in critical condition after falling down an elevator shaft in Midtown. [ more › ]

The Juan Maclean hits U Street Music Hall after tragedy had put the band on hold

Until recently, John Maclean thought his disco-rock project The Juan Maclean would never play a show again.Tragedy struck in 2009 when Maclean’s drummer and close friend Jerry Fuchs fell to his death down a Brooklyn elevator shaft. The incident sent Maclean into a spiral of grief.Read full article >>

Boy falls down elevator shaft after doors open but car fails to arrive

6 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

CCTV footage has appeared online which shows a young boy falling down an elevator shaft due to an unfortunate malfunction with the doors. [ more › ]

Elevator shaft left standing after Las Vegas hotel implosion

The elevator shaft of the Clarion was left standing after the rest of the former hotel-casino was brought down in an implosion Tuesday.

A Clever Way To Hide An Ugly Elevator Shaft

Throw a map on it! What do you do with a boring, blank facade? Throw a map on it. New York-based consultancy ESI Design transformed the face of a downtown Chicago office building with an LED map of the building's location at 300 South Wacker Drive, giving a monolithic midcentury skyscraper a 21st-century update. Show More Summary

Is Your Local Courthouse Infested With Bats?

If it isn't, you don't live in Sevier County, Arkansas. 'Cause they found several hundred bats in the courthouse there. They were living in the elevator shaft. Some of them flew into a courtroom. Here's one that did. Hey, bat,...          Related Stories Nude Citizens Make Nude Citizens' Arrest of Nude Citizen Mom Calls C-SPAN Show to Tell Her Sons to Get Along You Think So?  

Maxwell Grablin, 12, Killed In Home Elevator Shaft While Looking For Pet Hamster

8 months agoNews / Crime : The Dreamin' Demon

BRADENTON, FL – Police say 12-year-old Maxwell Grablin was crushed to death inside a home elevator shaft while looking for a pet hamster. The incident happened on Saturday as Grablin, the son of Dr. Patrick Grablin, was looking for his...Show More Summary

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 › ]

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