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I don't know what this elevator is called in English. I´m looking for images like this elevator in the real world

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  • I'm not quite sure about it,but payload perhaps? – Tim Aug 11 '17 at 3:23
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    Which characteristics of the elevator are important? The shape? The size? What is the source of your picture? Many scenes only exist in the mind of who drew them. – ColleenV parted ways Aug 11 '17 at 17:35
  • I assume this type of elevator is called something in your native language. Have you tried using a bilingual dictionary? – James K Aug 11 '17 at 22:01
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Your picture is a bit ambiguous, depending on the property you want to express.

  • If you mean a lift that is intended to transport goods (as opposed to passengers), you see a cargo/freight lift or elevator.

  • If you are focused on the fact that the lift works by pulling/pushing the platform or cabin along a slope (and not hanging freely on a wire or rope), you have an inclined lift.

And of course you can combine both purpose and technical method and get, for example, an inclined freight lift.

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