Category Archives: San Francisco

San Francisco: 1906 Quake and Fire Images

See images of San Francisco’s 1906 earthquake and fire. (My grandfather and great grandfather were there and watched it all from the hills above.) http://www.historypin.com/collections/view/id/10209225/title/1906%20Earthquake%20and%20Fire Advertisements

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San Francisco: 1951 photos of SF taken from Submarine Periscope

Thanks to Mary Andersen for sending me this fascinating link! http://sfg.ly/12PEXRY

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Video: 1906 San Francisco, Just Before Earthquake

This film was shot shortly before the big earthquake and fire that destroyed much of San Francisco in 1906. My grandfather Harvey was there, age 9, with his father and grandmother. I have an audio tape of him talking in … Continue reading

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Fascinating Backstory About My Last Post 1906 San Francisco Video

This video tells an amazing story about the video I posted earlier today, “A Trip Down Market Street 1906 San Francisco”. Some incredible detective work was done to determine that the original film was shot just days before the 1906 … Continue reading

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1906 S.F. A Trip Down Market Street

This film was shot shortly before the big earthquake and fire that destroyed much of San Francisco in 1906. My grandfather Harvey was there, age 9, with his father and grandmother. I have an audio tape of him talking in … Continue reading

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