now invented in 1853

Elisha Otis

Elisha Graves Otis was an American industrialist, founder of the Otis Elevator Company, and inventor of a safety device that prevents elevators from falling if the hoisting cable fails...he was born in August 3,1811 and died April 8,1861

The Elavator

Monday, March 23rd 1857 at 12am

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the elevator came about in New York were Otis had his first elevator in the Crystal Palace. to make it easier on lifting items up to the upper floors.