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San Francisco Earthquake Quotes
San Francisco's housing market is so dire that people are spending over $1 million on the 'earthquake shacks' built after the 1906 fires
When the 1906 earthquake struck San Francisco, amateur photographer Louis P. Selby worked in the family's candy shop. He took to the streets with his camera.
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SAN FRANCISCO — Sailors arriving in San Francisco in the 19th century used two giant redwood trees perched on a hill to help guide their ships into the bay. The redwoods were felled for their lumber at around the time of the gold rush, but San Francisco now has a new beacon: Salesforce Tower, the tallest office building in the West.
Originally an earthquake shelter, the shack was built in the aftermath of the devastating 1906 San Francisco earthquake. The 765-square-foot unit caught the attention of Tran and Han during a drive around the neighborhood.
Charles Francis Richter (/ ˈ r ɪ k t ər /); April 26, 1900 – September 30, 1985) was an American seismologist and physicist.. Richter is most famous as the creator of the Richter magnitude scale, which, until the development of the moment magnitude scale in 1979, quantified the size of earthquakes.
Willie Lewis Brown Jr. (born March 20, 1934) is an American politician of the Democratic Party.Brown served over 30 years in the California State Assembly, spending 15 years as its speaker and later served as the 41st mayor of San Francisco, the first African American to do so.
Thor Matteson's second award-winning book, Earthquake Strengthening for Vulnerable Homes, includes over 270 pages and 400 photos, illustrations, and diagrams showing effective and economical methods to strengthen your home or wood-framed building to resist earthquakes.
The largest earthquake instrumentally recorded had a magnitude of 9.5 and occurred in southern Chile on May 22, 1960. It produced a tsunami that killed people around the Pacific Basin - in Hawaii, California, Japan, the Philippines and other locations.