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Wandering around Tribeca, you may stumble upon a decrepit elevator shaft that's full of curiosities.
A man had killed himself by jumping out the window at the top, while a woman had done so by jumping down the elevator shaft.
In one tragic incident in 1965, a man named Bob Restall passed out in the shaft and fell into the water.
Any celebration of these findings was quickly quashed as the shaft continued to flood and delay the work.
For decades, explorers struggled to cap an endless flood of water that prevented access to the shaft.
His arm was drawn around the drum, and finally his whole body was drawn over the shaft, at a fearful rate.
"I did n't fly off the handle," said the screw, twirling huskily at the end of the screw-shaft.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
It was placed immediately over the shaft and pump-rods, requiring no engine-beam.
The case was fixed over the engine-shaft on two beams of timber from wall to wall.
The pole-case was fixed to strong beams immediately over the pump-shaft.