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WCSA - On This Day - September 20, 2022 - Elisha Otis cuts an elevator cable and changes the Manhattan skyline in 1853

19-09-2022

(wcsa.world) When Elisha Otis had himself slowly hoisted on his elevating platform to stand suspended above the crowds at the New York Crystal Palace, the heart of the 1853 World’s Fair, he set out to shock.