Dover Hydraulic Elevator @ Comfort Inn Staunton VA

THIS was an experience, I wasn’t actually thrown out of the building but I was accused of being a terrorist in a round about kind of way. I went in the building and proceeded to film the elevator, that went fine. on the way out. the man at the desk asked me if I was a guest at the motel and I told him “no” and he asked what I was doing there. I explained to him that I am an elevator enthusiast and a photograph elevators all over the world. Then he says “Why” I said it is just a hobby. Is it a problem? and he says well. I don’t know. Id have to ask my supervisor about if photography is allowed here. (now for the good part!!) Besides how do I know what your motives for your pictures are and how will you use your photos?? I said “Sir it is a hobby” and he said how do i know that? (at this point I realized that this man’s elevator did not go to the top) so i said in a very calm polite tone. Sir I am very sorry if i have caused any trouble. I will leave now and you will never see me again” he said “that would be a good Idea” and on the way out. I said “have a nice day sir” very politely. I am thinking about calling choice hotels. about the treatment I received. The only thing he said that was out of line was questioning my motives after i already told him. He was not terribly rude but by no means friendly as he basically accused me of being a terrorist/troublemaker.. he did refer to me as sir and i did likewise. However this was an older man and he was probably job the way he
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Dover Hydraulic Glass Elevator @ Market Parking Garage Roanoke VA HIGHdraulic! POV

This is in Roanoke VA. Perhaps one of the Highest Hydraulic elevators i have EVER seen! It serves 7 landings. TO SEE NUMBERS GOING DOWN! you MUST watch in HIGH QUALITY!
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Miners Line Up to Go Into the Elevator Shaft at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974

Miners Line Up to Go Into the Elevator Shaft at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia 04/1974
Colleges In Virginia
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Miners Line Up to Go Into the Elevator Shaft at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia the Man at the Right Wears a Red Hat Which Means He Is a New Miner and Has Worked Below Less Than a Month. His Belt Also Shows Less Wear Than the Others. The Miner at the Left Carries Red Man Chewing Tobacco, Used by Many of the Men Because They Cannot Smoke in the Mines. They Also Prefer to Carry Their Own Water Rather Than Use What the Company Provides 04/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13886

Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929-

Subjects:
Richlands (Tazewell county, Virginia, United States) inhabited place
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

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