A tot who wandered into an open elevator shaft in a Brooklyn garage and fell nearly 50 feet has died, officials said Thursday.
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 › ]
A 4-year-old boy was seriously injured after he dropped roughly 50 feet into the elevator shaft of a Brooklyn garage, police said.
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…)
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 »
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
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
https://youtu.be/CbdGVRywBV0 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.
He won't be jump-kicking anything in for a while.
Dude might have had a few too many. [ more › ]
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 »
Don't look down.
A three-year-old girl escaped serious injury after falling 10 feet down an elevator shaft at a Bronx catering hall, police said.
The workers were trapped in an elevator shaft 900 feet underground.
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 »
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.
A Chicago firefighter died early Monday after falling two stories down an elevator shaft while fighting a smoky blaze in a warehouse.
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
"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.