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These are elevators 4, 5, and 6 at O'Connor Hospital in San Jose, CA. Note that looking at these elevators from outside, elevator 6 is on the left, elevator 5 is in the middle, and elevator 4 is on the right.

General information

These elevators are circa 1981-circa 1982 Otis overhead traction elevators, which are mostly original.

Basic information

  • Manufacturer: Otis
  • Serial no.: Unknown
  • Speed: Unknown
  • Year of construction: Circa 1981-circa 1982
  • Capacity: 4500 lbs / ?? Persons
  • Drive type: Overhead Traction
  • Motor: DC
  • Motor Control: Motor Generator
  • Selector: Vintage Otis (likely 6850)
  • Controllers: Relay Logic, Selective Collective
  • Status: In Service
  • Usage: Passenger
  • Filming difficulty: Easy-Medium

Door specification

  • Door type: Automatic
  • Exterior door system: Two speed left opening (assuming you are looking at the elevator from outside)
  • Inner door system: Two speed left opening (assuming you are looking at the elevator from outside)
  • Door safety: Likely sensors

Fixtures

  • Hall station
    • Manufacturer/series: Otis
    • Button series: Illuminating black buttons
    • Illuminative: Yes
    • Separate up/down buttons: Yes
    • Floor indicator: 1970s?-early 1980s? Otis, square lights
    • Direction indicator: late 1970s?-early 1980s? Otis, on same panel as floor indicator
  • Car Station
    • Manufacturer/series: Otis
    • Button series: Illuminating black buttons
    • Illuminative: Yes
    • Separate control panel for wheelchair: No
    • Floor indicator: 1970s?-early 1980s? Otis, circular lights
    • Direction indicator: None?

Floors serving

  • Floors served: 5
  • Floor layout: 1 2 3 4 5

Trivia

  • The elevators in this complex are known for being unreliable.

Videos

Video by upanddownadventures:

Vintage Otis Traction Elevators at O'Connor Hospital Replacement Facility in San Jose, CA08:38

Vintage Otis Traction Elevators at O'Connor Hospital Replacement Facility in San Jose, CA

Vintage Otis Traction Elevators at O'Connor Hospital Replacement Facility in San Jose, CA

Video by WestCoast Elevators:

Vintage Otis Traction Elevators @ O'Connor Hospital in San Jose CA05:23

Vintage Otis Traction Elevators @ O'Connor Hospital in San Jose CA

Vintage Otis Traction Elevators @ O'Connor Hospital in San Jose CA

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