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Yale Wheels Keep On Turnin’

Yale Wheels Keep On Turnin’

These Old Yale’s just keep on going and have a truly incredible history. Built between 1938 and 1940, these machines were originally nicknamed coffin carriers because their primary job was to carry the coffins of fallen troops during World War II.

After the war they were used at Penn Station to carry luggage from the trains to the luggage pick up area and were generally favored because of their perfect fit between the train and platform wall, making them invaluable.

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