Tag: elevators

  • Elevators: Going Up!

    On this date in 1857, the first successful passenger elevator was installed in New York City by Elisha Otis. Here are some things you may not have known about elevators and Mr. Otis. Elisha Otis was born in Vermont in 1811. He worked as a craftsman, turning bedposts, building wagons and making dolls. He was […]