Going Up and Down

These are some of the major moments in the history of elevators. 30BC give or take: Vitruvius wrote that Archimedes built an elevator circa 236 BC. circa 1000: The Book of Secrets by al-Muradi in Islamic Spain described the use of an elevator-like lifting device used to raise a battering ram to destroy a fortress.17thC: English and French palaces had simple elevators as … Continue reading Going Up and Down