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

2 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

4 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 › ]

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

4 months agoHumor : 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

5 months 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

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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

8 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 › ]

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 ...

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