The elevator

by odessa gayheart


Elisha Otis introduced the safety elevator, which stopped the cab from falling if the cable broke. This elevator is the most similar to the ones we have today he demonstrated it himself at the new York exposition in the crystal palace.

about the elevator

the elevator was important because it allowed for businesses to build up and not out so there could be more building and less space took up. you use the elevator to get from one floor to another faster then stairs. the people who use them the most are business people who are in a rush and don't want to take the stairs.

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