"City Hall:1906", The tower of San Francisco City Hall after the April 18, 1906 earthquake and fire.

"City Hall:1906", The tower of San Francisco City Hall after the April 18, 1906 earthquake and fire.

Apr 18, 1906: The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. 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.

Apr 18, 1906: The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. 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.

Since 2010, San Francisco photographer Shawn Clover has been working on a striking series of then and now composite photos of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake (part 1 & part 2). To create the …

Composite Then and Now Photos of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Since 2010, San Francisco photographer Shawn Clover has been working on a striking series of then and now composite photos of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake (part 1 & part 2). To create the …

San Francisco's Old City Hall, built over 25 years, occupied the area where the New Main Library is today. It was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire.

San Francisco's Old City Hall, built over 25 years, occupied the area where the New Main Library is today. It was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire.

Locked Rooms--San Francisco earthquake, then and now composites--this shows Lafayette Park, near Russell's home. Check out Shawn Clover's site for more.

Locked Rooms--San Francisco earthquake, then and now composites--this shows Lafayette Park, near Russell's home. Check out Shawn Clover's site for more.

Can't wait to stay here again. ~ The Fairmont San Francisco is one of the most posh luxury hotels in North America and certainly the creme of hotels in San Francisco.  It rests atop Nob hill, looking down over the city as if it were sitting upon a throne, the matriarch of the hotel family in the Bay area.

Can't wait to stay here again. ~ The Fairmont San Francisco is one of the most posh luxury hotels in North America and certainly the creme of hotels in San Francisco. It rests atop Nob hill, looking down over the city as if it were sitting upon a throne, the matriarch of the hotel family in the Bay area.

San Francisco earthquake and fire,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.

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Pictures

San Francisco earthquake and fire,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.

Palace of Fine Arts - Free things to do in San Francisco with Kids | California with kids

5 Fun and Free Things to do in San Francisco with Kids

Palace of Fine Arts - Free things to do in San Francisco with Kids | California with kids

If The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Happened Today  A San Francisco photographer recreated — and then merged — images from more than a century apart.

If The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Happened Today

If The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Happened Today A San Francisco photographer recreated — and then merged — images from more than a century apart.

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