Rockin' the Gauntlet: Leominster Hospital
This was a sucessfull attempt, with some bumps in the road, of riding all the people-movers at Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts.Quality should be higher than the last down-converted Gauntlet Video. The 720x480 video is still at 2Kb/s bi......
Leominster: "Elevatorpolooza!" @ Leominster Hospital
As part of my walking routine, I decided to revisit the two Payne Elevators, on the Cafeteria side of Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts. After a few rides on those, I throw in a couple more elevators for good measure....
Leominster: Service Elevator Fail @ Leominster Hospital
You know that gray elevator I tried to ride before, but never came? Now I know why. It's a Service Elevator. While I was getting the next elevator to head out, the gray one came, so I thought: "Let's record it!" Things initally went fine, but......
Rockin' the Gauntlet: Downtown Leominster (MA)
Now that GOOD STANDING accounts get UNLIMITED VIDEO LENGTH, I am starting a new series, called "Rockin' the Gauntlet", where I (try to) ride every public elevator and escalator at any given location.This will not replace the 10-minute Elevator Derbie......
Leominster: Original Otis (?) Man-Powered Elevator @ Leominster Hospital
This is the original Man-Powered Elevator, from the original 1923 construction, at Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts.Question is, I THINK it's an Otis, not sure. I know Westinghouse was tinkering with MPE technology, before going full-fl......
Leominster: Dover Hydraulic Elevators @ Leominster Hospital, Professional Building
We ride two Dover hydraulic elevators in the Professional Building, at Leominster Hospital. These two replace the one (side opposite) when the building was only 2 floors. At first, I thought it was a traction, because you don't hear the hydraulics,......
Leominster: Garaventa Wheelchair Lift @ Simonds Building, Leominster Hospital
After trial and error, we get to ride the Garaventa Wheelchair/Chair Lift, inside the Simonds Building, Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts.The buttons are worn, and since the images were important enough to operate this thing, I had a tou......
Leominster: "Magical" Incline Plane Man-Powered Elevator @ Leominster Hospital
What's suposed to happen when you go down?How about going up?Confusing, isn't it??It's explained at the end....
3D Elevators: B and C, Leominster Hospital (Leominster, MA)
Cameras Used:Left: Flip UltraHD Gen 1 ("Shock Cam")Right: Flip SlideHD (Storage)GET OUT THOSE 3D GLASSES! It's time to watch a classic pair of F.S. Payne Traction Elevators at work, in spectacular 3D action!This time, the aim on the Slide was even be......
Leominster: Thyssen West Man-Powered Elevator @ Professional Building, Leominster Hospital
This is the Thyssen Man-Powered Elevator, on the West side of the Professional Office Building, at Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts.The original Dover MPE was replaced, when this 2-story building had another 2 floor added on top, as the......
3D Elevators: A, B, and C @ Leominster Hospital (Leominster, MA)
Camera Used: Bloggie 3D (SONY)With the additiion of Elevator A, we once again capture Elevators B and C, at Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts. This is to see how the Bloggie 3D compares, to the twin Flips with lenses spaced equivelant to......
Leominster: Payne Scenic Man-Powered Elevator @ Leominster Hospital (Cafeteria)
People asked for this Man-Powered Elevator, but since it's always busy here, I didn't get a chance to document it. It was quiet "enough" today, to ride it. There were a couple employees that altered the capture. Like the Traction Elevator nearby (El......
Leominster: A Quick Outside Archetectural Tour of "Leominster Hospital"
A 10-minute tour of U-Mass Memorial Hospital of Leominster, or "Leominster Hospital" us traditionalists call it. We look at the different archetectural designs of the different era the building was added onto, starting with the original small 1923 b......
Leominster: Dover Hydraulic Elevators (Elevator K, and L) @ Leominster Hospital
While leaving, I decided to record these for Andrew (Dieselducy), since he likes Dover so much. Here they are, two Dover Hydraulic Elevators (K, and L), in the Medical Office Building (not to be confused with the Medical Building on the opposite end......
Leominster: Payne (B) Examination, plus =BONUS ELEVATOR= @ Leominster Hospital
I went back to clear up a few bogus statements in "Elevatorpolooza", so we revisit the B Payne Elevator next to the Cafeteria. We find out two things:(1) It's Bottom-Drive(2) Shaky panels not by muchUpon leaving, I found the second elevator I remembe......
Leominster: Thyssen East Man-Powered Elevator @ Professional Building, Leominster Hospital
This is the East Thyssen Man-Powered Elevator, at the front door of the Professional Office Building, Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts.Similar to the West MPE, it's a replacement of the original Dover MPE, when the building was only 2 s......
Leominster: Original 1950's Payne Traction Elevator (C) @ Leominster Hospital
We get a very close look at one elevator that used to be very easy to find, prior to the 2000 hospital expansion, and floor plan rearangement, at Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts. First, we get to see the original building (built in 19......
Rockin' the Gauntlet: The Mall at Whitney Field (Leominster, MA)
This one is quick, and easy, being Macy's is the only part of the mall that's multi-story, 2 floors in this case. As an added bonus, we go for 2 elevator rides, second showing the "Idle Door Trick"....
Leominster: Atlas Hydraulic [MAJOR DEATH TRAP] Elevator (J) Revisit @ Leominster Hospital
We revisit Elevator J, in the Medical Building, of Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts.If you seen the original video, these were very dirty, with nasty, peeling beige wallpaper. At some point between then and now, they were refurbished wi......
Leominster: BEAUTIFUL Thyssen Man-Powered Elevator @ ER & Main Level, Leominster Hospital
This is a Beautiful Thyssen Traction Man-Powered Elevator, connecting the Emergency Room, and the Main Level, at Leominster Hospital, Leominster, Massachusetts.Surprisingly, it's a traction model, and it rides very well. You can hear the nice soundin......