escalators http://kmuw.org en Into It: The Rise Of The Pedestrian Joyride http://kmuw.org/post/it-rise-pedestrian-joyride <p>The idea of the escalator has been around a lot longer than a working model.</p><p>Nathan Ames first patented “Revolving Stairs” in 1859, though he didn’t specify materials or have a practical use in mind.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Andrew Bales 15332 at http://kmuw.org Into It: The Rise Of The Pedestrian Joyride