Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

14/2/2012

A city in ruins: Stunning photo taken from kite that captures devastation from 1906 earthquake in San Francisco

This rarely seen image of the city of San Fransisco lying in ruins after the devastating earthquake of 1906 was captured by an ingenious photographer using a camera attached to kites.

The panoramic shot, which is of outstanding quality considering the basic equipment available, shows the full scale of the disaster which claimed the lives of over 3,000, injured 225,000 and caused $400,000,000 worth of property damage. for more click here

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