A then-and-now photo mashup for the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and reminder of the upcoming big one.
Found slides of San Francisco from 1970 with "today" street views. Includes Fisherman's Wharf, Powell Street, Jackson Street, and cable cars.
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 [...]