Freight Series

It takes a bunch of muscle to lift a 60,000-lb. fully loaded rig and Canton Elevator has it! We built one of the world’s largest hydraulic freight elevators to lift semis 36-ft. for unloading at Chicago’s Illinois Center. Our freight elevators are at work across the nation delivering the reliable performance industry demands for efficient and profitable operation.Whether you need a sidewalk lift, platform lift, auto, truck or virtually any other special-purpose freight elevator system – you’ll want to tap Canton Elevator engineering expertise. Because, we’ll solve your vertical freight transportation problem with a state-of-the-art computerized design. It also means you’ll receive a system that was assembled before it left our plant, assuring you a proper, trouble-free installation at the site.


  • Furnished as complete systems or your choice of components
  • Sling – platform – tie rods – guide shoes
  • Complete cab includes lights and escape hatch
  • Jack(s) – buffers – hitch plate
  • Pump unit
  • Rail brackets
  • Vertical rise car gate – single or double section
  • Car and hatch wireways – car-top station – cam-limits – leveling switches – pit stop switch
  • Oil line
  • Complete pre-assembly and Q.C. testing at our plant before shipping
  • We can supply any type freight elevator door required
  • Available with Class A, B, C1, C2, C3 loading capability

Read more on our products:

Freight In-Ground

Freight Dual Holeless

Freight Dual Roped

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