Welcome to the online virtual Elevator Museum, researched and developed by William C. Sturgeon and ELEVATOR WORLD. Sturgeon is founder and past Editor of ELEVATOR WORLD Magazine, the international trade publication of the building transportation industry. The Online Elevator Museum operates as a flexible framework that allows individuals, companies and organizations to continuously contribute historic information so it remains a work in progress. The Elevator Museum is an educational tool designed to provide students, researchers and industry members with a broad picture of how lifting has evolved through the ages. For more information about our mission and how you can help click About.