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Vintage, San Francisco Cliff House

(Hand Colored) Children at Ocean Beach Cliff House "This is a sepia print from a negative, originally taken in early at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Cliff House, a miracle of architecture.

San Francisco earthquake and fire, looking toward the Ferry Building, 1906. Over 225,000 of the city’s 400,000 residents were homeless. Fires destroyed about 28,000 buildings and 500 blocks – ¼ of San Francisco.

The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of The picture shows the hospital near the Union Ferry building. You can see smoke from the city in the background. I Survived Series

San Francisco Earthquake: The 1906 earthquake ranks as one of the worst natural disasters in US history. Affected 375,000 square miles, half of which were in the Pacific Ocean. Ruptured San Andreas Fault for about 290 miles. It traveled at about 5,900 mph. Devastated northern CA areas including Santa Rosa, San Jose, and Santa Cruz. Estimated property damage of $ 400 million, or more than $ 8 billion in today’s $. First major natural disaster to have its effects recorded by photography.

San Francisco Earthquake: The 1906 earthquake ranks as one of the worst natural…

San Francisco 1906

The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. The earthquake and resulting fire are remembered as one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States.

The 1906 earthquake and fire destroyed nearly all of the mansions on Nob Hill while this one remained standing with only a few toppled chimneys.

The mansion of Alfred 'Nobby' Clarke, a notorious member of the San Francisco police force during the second half of the century. Got rich making loans to hapless patrolmen. Very rich, it appears

McElroy Octagon House After the Earthquake
At its original location on the SE corner of Gough and Union Street. Vantage point is Gough Street.
San Francisco, CA, USA, 1906

McElroy Octagon House After the Earthquake At its original location on the SE corner of Gough and Union Street. Vantage point is Gough Street. San Francisco, CA, USA, 1906

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Remembering the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

San Francisco City Hall

We have so many memories in San Francisco it seemed only right we get married pan pan Francisco City Hall, which we always get to see on the news which is special cause our kids get to see where we got married on tv

The Woolworth at Powell and Market Street in San Francisco, Calif., on October 13, 1952. Photo: Art Frisch, The Chronicle / SF

S.F. old and new in timeless coexistence

The Woolworth at Powell and Market Street in San Francisco, Calif., on October Photo: Art Frisch, The Chronicle / SF Mom and I used to have lunch downstairs at the counter, they made the best grilled cheese sandwiches

San Francisco - View down Castro Street from Market showing the Castro Theater and the Bank of America on the corner.

my grandmothers first job was in the ticket booth at the castro theater. San Francisco - View down Castro Street from Market showing the Castro Theater and the Bank of America on the corner.

View from Nob Hill of San Francisco burning after the Great Earthquake of April 18th, 1906.

View from Nob Hill of San Francisco burning after the Great Earthquake of April The death toll from the earthquake and resulting fire, estimated to be above

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Pictures: Hot Meal Kitchen

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Pictures

San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, The building with the large arch is the entrance to the Olympic Club on Post Street... - NARA - 531014.tif

San Francisco Earthquake of The building with the large arch is the entrance to the Olympic Club on Post Street.

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