In the Otis Elevator Company installed the first steam powered elevator in a five story department store in Manhattan. In Elisha Otis invented the safety elevator which had a reliable emergency braking system.
Gallery of A Brief, Interesting History of the Otis Elevator Company - 2
nickel-plated brass manufacturer plaque or medallion, salvaged from an old otis elevator motor housed within the non-extant michael reese hospital. the otis elevator company remains the world's largest manufacturer of vertical transportat