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Earthquake, San Francisco, California, 1906Download nowEnlargeShow similar images

Title: Earthquake, San Francisco, California, 1906

Description: With the Kamm Building at right, already gutted by the Great San Francisco Earthquake, its ornate dome still intact, troops blast dynamite (cloud at left) to create fire breaks in their attempt to halt the raging fires; the quake began at 5:12 a.m., and registered 7.8 on the Richter Scale; its resulting shocks, aftershocks and fires caused an estimated 3,000 deaths (some of these lives were taken by soldiers shooting looters or those men attacking women);

Location: San Francisco, California, April 18, 1906

Category: Disasters

Topic: Earthquakes

Keywords: after shocks, attacks on women, blasts, disasters, dynamite, earthquakes, fires, looters, looting, pillaging, quakes, Richter Scale, troops

Orientation: Landscape

Dimensions: 2550 x 1677 (4.28 MPixels) (1.52)

Print Size: 21.6 x 14.2 cm; 8.5 x 5.6 inches

File Size: 12.25 MB (12,842,692 Bytes)

Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Color Depth: 16.7 million (24 BitsPerPixel)

Compression: None

Image Number: 0000060093

Source: Jay Robert Nash Collection

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