TIL There's a YouTube channel dedicated to elevators (lifts). This one is of the St Louis Centre's freight elevator
There are apparently elevator enthusiasts all around the world
There's an entire wiki dedicated to the elevator community
Also, there's an elevator community
From UC Berkley, this is an in depth breakdown of the elevator (lift) operation mechanism, minus the electronics
It includes the pulley layout, structural frame, counterweights, breaks, and safety implementation. Even the bolts holding together each component are shown
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