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1906 San Francisco is Smoldering

May 14, 2014
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via British Pathé:

I created a few panoramas out of the pans in the film.

One of the three fire engines destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire.

1906 SF pathe fire engine

@shamponian and the NYPL Labs pointed out this photo — is it the same one?

1906 sf fire engine crushed

180 degree slow pan which I stitched into a panorama. Residential area, street on a slope, with a cross street that looks more commercial. Where is this? Fillmore? Divisadero? The 1905 Sanborns will help. Haven’t found anything that’s a good fit yet though.

 

1906 SF quake Pathe intersection

Bingo! Matt comes through with Golden Gate and Steiner!

The homes you see at the start of the pan:

2012 golden gate and steiner homes

Note the three collapsed eaves of the streetcar barn d0wn Steiner.

 

1906 Golden Gate and Steiner

Google Maporama:

2012 golden gate and steiner

Another pan. Definitely a business district.

 

 

1906 SF quake Pathe intersection zoom

A 360 degree pan. South of Market?

1906 SF pathe pan downtown

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