Category: Elevator Parts

  1. Elevator cables snap with passenger inside:

    “I thought, for sure, I was going to die. I kept looking at the ground just waiting for something to happen. I was just trying to hold on. I knew something, either I was going to hit the bottom and it was just going to smash me from underneath, or something was going to crush…

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  2. Pregnant woman forced to crawl…

    When Alysse Litster, who is nine months pregnant and has a bad back, returned from walking her Jack Russell-chihuahua cross Monty last week she was forced to crawl up her apartment building’s stairs to return home because the elevator had not been repaired since it broke Nov. 3. So she called Bayside Property Services, which…

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  3. Lady Liberty getting a lift…

    The challenges to installing three elevators within the Statue of Liberty are monumental. The statue is on an island so everything must be taken over by boat; it’s a beloved landmark so the utmost care must be taken at all times; it’s base is an historic fort that is an important site in its own…

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  4. Dow Science Complex: Smoke From Elevator Motor

    There was smoke, but fortunately for the thousands working or moving in across campus Thursday, there was no fire. Faculty and graduate students were evacuated from the Dow Science Complex around 3:00 p.m. when the fire alarm was set off by smoke from an elevator motor, but there was no fire, said CMU Police Captain…

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