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The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Footage | 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Video: Rare 1906 newsreel in the British ...

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Video: Rare 1906 newsreel in the British Pathe archive shows footage of San Fran in ruins.

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Footage | 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Video: Rare 1906 newsreel in the British ...

Earthquake Farimount Hotel San Francisco 1906 Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Earthquake Farimount Hotel San Francisco 1906 Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

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April 18th, 1906: The Great San Francisco earthquake  decimates the city killing thousands.

April The Great San Francisco earthquake decimates the city killing thousands. Remember earth do this all the time.

San Francisco residents were abruptly awakened one spring morning by an earthquake that lasted no more than a minute, but set off a chain of events that caused the city to burn for four straight days. The estimated 7.7- to 7.9-magnitude temblor not only broke natural gas mains, which sparked the fires, but also damaged water mains, leaving the fire department with limited resources to battle the blaze. By the time the fires were doused, flames had devoured more than 500 city blocks.

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Pictures

A picture of several buildings that collapsed during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. - Picture courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.

Rare photos show San Francisco days before 1906 earthquake - Curbed SFclockmenumore-arrownoyes : Photographer’s collection gives a glimpse of city streets just prior to infamous disaster “San Francisco -- 1906. Overview of San Francisco before the earthquake and fire of April 1906.” This photo dates to just one day before the disaster.

Rare photos show San Francisco days before 1906 earthquake

Rare photos show San Francisco days before 1906 earthquake - Curbed SF