Category: Elevator Parts

  1. TJ Elevator Fan

    This video tells the heartwarming story of TJ “Elevator Fan,” a young boy with cerebral palsy who has a great passion for elevators. TJ has his own website and his own youtube page featuring over a thousand videos.    

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  2. Elevator Pranks

    Just for Laughs Elevator Pranks Here are some of the best elevator pranks from Just for Laughs, a popular hidden camera reality show. Rémi Gaillard is a popular French humorist and YouTube celebrity known for his outrageous public stunts and pranks. In the video featured below, Gaillard surprises people with bizarre situations as they attempt to use the…

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  3. 9 Steps for Surviving in a Stalled Elevator

      Elevators are incredibly dependable machines, but occasionally, as with any technology, mechanics malfunction and normal operations are disrupted. Typically, this takes the form of a “stuck” elevator. While such issues are usually resolved quickly, being stranded on an elevator is an inconvenience, not to mention a potentially frightening experience. The following steps outline the…

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  4. Trapped in an Elevator for 41 Hours

    In 1999, New York resident Nicholas White was trapped an elevator in the McGraw-Hill Building (Midtown Manhattan) for a total of 41 hours. In 2008, The New Yorker magazine uploaded a video to YouTube featuring the sped-up surveillance footage of the incident, accompanied by the song “The Storm Begins” by Jennifer Haines. When the video…

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  5. Extraordinary Escalators

    Enjoy these images of some of the most impressive and interesting escalators in the world. Umeda Sky Building in Osaka, Japan These extraordinarily long escalators are from the 7th tallest building in Osaka City, Japan.   Angel Tube Station  This escalator in a London Underground station is possibly the longest in Western Europe. It stretches…

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  6. Funny Elevator & Escalator Pictures

    Here are some hilarious images involving escalators and elevators. Look closely…you might be missing something.                                

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  7. SEES Celebrates 150 Blog Entries: How Elevators Work

    We have been on quite a journey through the world of elevators in this blog. We have explored elevator history, news, entertainment and technological developments. But one important aspect of these efficient and ingenious machines that we have not yet covered is how elevators actually work. Today, in celebration of 150 fascinating blog entries, we…

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  8. The Nation’s First Elevator Museum

    Patrick Carrajat, a retired elevator executive, has opened the nation’s first elevator museum in Long Island City, New York. The 700 square foot facility holds rare artifacts like a steam pressure gauge from the late 19th century, as well as advertising and other elevator-themed curiosities. Carrajat aims to preserve a history he feels is disappearing….

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  9. The History of Elevators

    In this age of modern miracles, it is easy to take technology for granted. Many people do not realize that when they step into an elevator, they are enjoying an invention that has evolved over thousands of years. This Elevating History Timeline includes the most important advances in the science of lifting, from the moving…

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  10. Man falls down elevator shaft after being pushed:

    LAS VEGAS — A man is hospitalized in critical condition after plunging down an elevator shaft at the Luxor Hotel and Casino over the weekend. Sources tell the I-Team the man, a Nellis serviceman, suffered massive head trauma. According to metro police, one man shoved the other man causing him to hit an elevator door. The…

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