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May 2013 Update
Your Vertical Transportation Information Source    Motivational Quote of the month:

"Speak clearly, if you speak at all;

carve every word before you let it fall."


Please use this complementary monthly newsletter as a resource for all of your vertical transportation needs.

One of the World's Most Unusual Elevators - The Falkirk Wheel Scotland  

Falkirk wheel


The Falkirk Wheel located in the Scotish Canals, lies at the end of a reinforced concrete aqueduct that connects, via the Roughcastle tunnel and a double staircase lock, to the Union Canal. Boats entering the Wheel's upper gondola are lowered, along with the water that they float in, to the basin below. At the same time, an equal weight rises up, lifted in the other gondola.



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Psychology Behind Where You Stand When You Get In An Elevator
Elev Psyc

Elevators are curious things. I know people who are deathly afraid of getting in them. After seeing all the movies where the elevator falls uncontrollably and everybody screams, I can understand why they are scary to some people. Other people love them. I remember about a year ago when I wrote about a Glass-Floored Bathroom built over a 15-story elevator shaft. I'm still not sure I would use that bathroom. Today I'd like to talk about the psychology behind where you stand when you get in an elevator.


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Safety & Quality


For those people who are thinking of having elevators installed in their homes, there are lots of companies that offer affordable packages. In fact, there are also various designs to choose from that can match your home. But, you have to never overlook the safety features of the elevator. This must the following: safety handrails, emergency lightning, automatic emergency buttons, telephone, manual operating latch, and automatic controls.   

We hope you enjoy our vertical transportation update and benefit from its content.  We are available in person or by phone to answer any of your questions or concerns.





Robert Boardman
T. L. Shield & Associates, Inc./Inclinator Co. of California
(800) 954-3887 (800)201-1212
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Unusual Elevators
Elevator Psychology
PCBC 2013
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PCBC 2013
T.L. Shield & Inclinator Co.would like to invite you to join us at the PCBC Show, June 5 -6, 2013
For more than five decades, PCBC has connected the homebuilding industry with the ideas, inspiration and innovation to grow and thrive. From development through design and construction, PCBC has proudly served as an incubator of excellence - encouraging all who imagine and build the places where we love to live.
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