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The Pike near the Cyclone Racer after the 1933 earthquake
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection
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Following historic 1933 earthquake, curious survivors walk through wreckage covering downtown Long Beach shoreline. Three year-old roller coaster Cyclone Racer stands intact in The Pike, Long Beach's beachfront amusement zone. Buildings visible in the background include the Breakers Hotel (right, dark-towered building behind roller coaster), the Ocean Center Building (light-towered building behind roller coaster), Heartwell Building (center, with slightly pitched roof), the Jergins Building (building with light band of stone at top), and Roxy's Naval Clothiers (in slight foreground). Sign for original Buffums store visible at far left.
Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection
CSUDH Archives
Earthquakes; Businesses; Disasters; Neighborhoods--Long Beach

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