The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned: A Photographic Record of by William Bronson

By William Bronson

The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned has mesmerized San Francisco travelers and citizens for many years. Illustrated with greater than 400 on-the-scene pictures, this definitive publication tells the dramatic tale of the 4 days of upheaval and destruction that swept the town whilst a violent earth tremor rocked the land, succeeded swiftly by way of a devastating hearth that destroyed approximately thirty thousand constructions and left over 1 / 4 million humans homeless. Now to be had as a electronic publication, The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned is a San Francisco vintage, revealing what fairly occurred that April morning over a century in the past, whilst the face of the town used to be replaced forever.

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