Escalator Slide

You know the urge to slide down an escalator when you see one? No? Well, if you are a child, you can indulge it safely at the McWane Science Center in Birmingham, Alabama. ELEVATOR WORLD Editorial Assistant Hanno van der Bijl took his son, Jeremiah, there to see a model train exhibit. They came across this KONE escalator that had been converted into a slide. Perhaps it was the darkness of the tunnel or all the unsolicited safety education he had received from his father; nevertheless, Jeremiah would not go down the slide, no matter how nice the attendant.

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