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  1. Before There Were Elevators…

    There was the Paternoster. First built in 1884 by the Dartford, England engineering firm of J & E Hall Ltd.,┬áThe Paternoster, or Paternoster lift is similar to that of an escalator. It’s made up of several open compartments designed to carry 1-2 people that travel around a loop within a building without stopping. It travels…

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