Elevator Museum Opens in Long Island City, New York

A new Elevator Museum has been opened in Long Island City, New York by former elevator repairman and collector Patrick Carrajat.

Displaying over 4,000 pieces of elevator paraphernalia including buttons, gauges, meters, etc., the museum occupies 700 square feet of space on 44th Ave. A major focal point is the collection of cast iron, bronze,
brass and pot metal nameplates dating from 1861 including the first
Otis Brothers crosshead plate, Mitchell of Chicago, Reedy of
Cincinnati, Somerville of New York, Kimball of Iowa, Gurney of
Pennsylvania, A.B. See of New York and many, many more.

The free museum is open weekdays and some Saturdays.

Call 917-748-2328 for more details.


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