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In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Skip Young was an Associate Transportation Engineer with Caltrans when the Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred. The night of the earthquake he worked alongside other Caltrans personnel such as Harry Yahata to get the emergency generators running at the Oak Street Office which was functioning as the Command Center. The weeks following the earthquake Skip served as an aide to the personnel in the Office of Maintenance.
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