1906 San Francisco Earthquake Pictures
A collection of historic photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, showing damage from both the earthquake and the fire. Also included are pictures of people fleeing the city, refugee camps, and street kitchens.
Guidelines to Help You in an Earthquake. - Preparedness Advice
[/caption] A severe earthquake is one of the most frightening and destructive phenomena of nature. An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth, caused by the breaking and shifting of subterranean rock. … Guidelines to Help You in an Earthquake. Read More »
SFMTA Releases a Bunch of New Scans of 1906 Earthquake Photos
SFMTA seems to have abandoned their old policy of locking away their collection of 4077 photos taken following the 1906 Earthquake and Fire and have begun scanning the photos and posting them to Flickr. According to the Chronicle, the photos were taken by John Henry Mentz, the photographer for United Railroads, the city's transportation operator at the time:Most of Mentz's
the fairest of them all
hi guys! i can't believe it's actually been an entire week since i've had a chance to post about this trip to san francisco. even as i write this it's rushed. lynn is about to pick me up again for another morning of foggy fun and although i got up early to write, it's dwindling…
Rescue workers begin grim search for victims after a devastating earthquake destroyed two wings of the San Fernando Valley Veterans Administration hospital on February 9, 1971. San Fernando, Rey de España. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
San Francisco Earthquake 1906 - Before and After Journey Down Market Street
Please Retweet: http://clicktotweet.com/fBK53 Here is a side-by-side comparison of two filmed journeys down Market Street shot in April of 1906 sourced from ...