The San Francisco Earthquake

An earthquake hit San Francisco on the 18th of April, 1906. Amongst the buildings damaged or destroyed was the famous Fairmont Hotel, which was gutted by a fire following the quake.

It is photographed below after the damage was done.

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fairmont2 The Fairmont San Francisco View from Jackson & Mason Streets after the 1906 Fire

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