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1906 San Francisco Earthquake Fallen Burnt Out Buildings

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Fallen Burnt Out Buildings

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15488

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Photo of burnt out and fallen buildings after the 1906 San Franciso earthquake that destroyed large parts of the city.

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Photo of burnt out and fallen buildings after the 1906 San Franciso earthquake that destroyed large parts of the city.

About the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake(from Wikipedia)


The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco, California, and the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. The earthquake and resulting fire are remembered as one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States alongside the Galveston Hurricane of 1900. The death toll from the earthquake and resulting fire, estimated to be above 3,000, is the greatest loss of life from a natural disaster in California's history.

As damaging as the earthquake and its aftershocks were, the fires that burned out of control afterward were even more destructive. It has been estimated that up to 90% of the total destruction was the result of the subsequent fires.

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