The invention that brought the world to the next level
The men who invented the escalator
More About the Escalator
The escalator was first used as a ride at Coney Island, which was invented by Jesse Reno, it was later improved by Charles Seeberger which is the thing that we use today. The word escalator comes from the mix of "elevator" and "scala" which means step in Latin. Today, an average escalator would cost around $125,000 to $325,000.