Moments in History, Uncategorized

May 28, 1906 – San Francisco in Ruins

San Francisco in Ruins (Clicken to enbiggenate)

 

This amazingly detailed, panoramic high resolution photograph shows just how completely devastated 4 days and 4 nights of fires left San Francisco after the Great 1906 Earthquake.

6 weeks later smoke still hangs in the air as people begin the long, mammoth task of cleaning up.

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Pushing Boundaries

A Flurry of Learning: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

San Francisco City Hall after the earthquake

Having grown up in California I’m no stranger to earthquakes. One earthquake that we learn about in school is the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Besides just being a big earthquake, the San Francisco earthquake sparked a flurry of learning about earthquakes that North Americans had not yet seen to that point. Continue reading A Flurry of Learning: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

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