A then-and-now photo mashup for the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and reminder of the upcoming big one.
Using David Rumsey's archives and Google Earth, I present a tour of San Francisco's Treasure Island with the plans of the 1939 World's Fair overlaid in a 3D model.
Thank you for the overwhelming response to my 1906 + Today Earthquake photo mashups. In one week in August 2012, the story of my photo mashups hit the front pages of dozens of major websites [...]
At 5:12 AM on April 18, 1906, San Franciscans woke up to a quick jolt. For the next 25 seconds, all was silent. And then it hit hard–42 seconds of intense shaking. Buildings fell, sinkholes [...]
After reading San Francisco is Burning, Dennis Smith’s superb book of San Francisco’s reaction to the 1906 earthquake, I got to thinking. What if I could precisely line up photos [...]