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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. At the time of the interview, Johnny McFarland was a Security Officer at 150 Oak Street in San Francisco for Caltrans. The interview is about his personal earthquake experience being at 150 Oak Street when it happened, what he did afterward and some reflections on the whole experience.
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