By: Jordan Pliett
The cost an elevator the year it was built
It cost $300 to buy one.
A bit about the inventor
Elisha Graves Otis (August 3, 1811 – April 8, 1861) 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 worked on this device while living in Yonkers, New York in 1852, and had a finished product in 1854. From (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisha_Otis)
Who invented it
Elisha Otis invented it as well as a safety device to keep it from falling.
The intended purpose of the elevator.
To get people up to higher floors while not fatiguing them.
There are thoughts of making a space elevator and whether it will work or not.
Wall-less view of an elevator
Where all the pulley's are at and how it moves.
What an Elevator could look like on the outside.
Where to contact to buy one.
Otis Elevator Company, Inc.
One Farm Springs Road
Farmington, Connecticut 06032
Telephone: (860) 676-6000
Toll Free: (800) 676-5111
Fax: (860) 676-5111
Web site: http://www.otis.com