These Powerful Photos Shed New Light On The Deadly 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

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It’s early on an April morning in 1906 in San Francisco, California. Most of the city is still asleep, but suddenly, the peace is shattered by an almighty roar. For miles around, buildings begin to shake and crumble, as the streets are rent apart by one of the greatest disasters to ever hit the United States. And now, the true scale of the tragedy has been revealed.

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