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The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck ... The earthquake and resulting fire are remembered as one of the worst .....

Arnold Genthe, (1869 - 1942) San Francisco Earthquake aftermath, 1906 (via www.pinterest.com...)

San Francisco´s earthquake by Arnold Genthe

The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906. The picture shows the hospital near the Union Ferry building. You can see smoke from the city in the background.

San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake.

"The Burning of the Call." The San Francisco Call newspaper building in flames after the April 18, 1906 earthquake.

The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, 1906

San Francisco earthquake and fire,1906. Over 225,000 of the city’s 400,000 residents were homeless. Fires destroyed about 28,000 buildings and 500 blocks – ¼ of San Francisco.

San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906. Over 225,000 of the city’s 400,000 residents were homeless. Fires destroyed about 28,000 buildings and 500 blocks – ¼ of San Francisco.

1906. San Francisco earthquake and fire. Over 225,000 of the city’s 400,000 residents were homeless. Fires destroyed about 28,000 buildings and 500 blocks – ¼ of San Francisco.

History In Pictures ‏@HistoryInPics Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake, 1906