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Title
[Lower Market after the fire]
Creator
Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
1906
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
V1p383c
In PHOTO ALBUM-VAULT: ** fc917.9461 A3, Vol. I, page 383 bottom.
This photograph is contained in one of two volumes by Dobbin titled "Album of San Francisco."
Text written to left of photo: "Market Street in front of the Terminal Hotel sunken car tracks 1906." The Terminal Hotel, according to the 1905-06 City Directory, was some distance away at the corner of Haight and Stanyan. Photo shows the ruins on the north side of lower Market Street between Drumm and East Streets.The earth under the cable tracks has slumped due to the earthquake. Two women are posing for the camera while people are walking around. A carriage is heading down the street. Trolley wire has been strung, but cars are not in service yet due to the condition of the tracks.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photoprint ; 4 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.
Identifier
VVV-4354
Subject
Earthquakes--California--San Francisco
Railroad tracks--California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)

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