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The Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror
Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror
Product Code: US0126
Number of CDs: 1
Pub. Date: (1906) 2005
ISBN: 1845941888
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A description of the book says that this is 'a comprehensive and connected account of the terrible tragedy that befell the people of our Golden City - the Metropolis of the Golden Gate, and the death and ruin dealt many adjacent cities and surrounding country. Destroying earthquake comes without warning, in the early hours of the morning; immense structures topple and crumble, Great Leland University succumbs; water mains demolished and fire completes devastation. Fighting fire with dynamite.' Illustrated with lots of photographs taken at the time, 1906.

Table of Contents
  1. The Doomed City.
  2. San Francisco A Roaring Furnace
  3. Third Day Adds to Horror
  4. Twenty Square Miles of Wreck and Ruin
  5. The City of a Hundred Hills
  6. Scenes of Terror, Death, and Heroism
  7. Thrilling Personal Experiences
  8. Thrilling Personal Experiences - Continued
  9. Through Lanes of Misery
  10. Whole Nation Responds With Aid
  11. All Co-operate in Relief Work
  12. Our Boys in Blue Prove Heroism
  13. In the Refuge Camps
  14. Ruins and Havoc in Coast Cities
  15. Destruction of Great Stanford University
  16. Fighting Fire with Dynamite
  17. Miscellaneous Facts and Incidents
  18. Disaster as Viewed By Scientists
  19. Chinatown, A Plague Spot Blotted Out
  20. The New San Francisco
  21. Vesuvius Threatens Naples
  22. Scenes In Frightened Naples
  23. Volcanoes and Earthquakes Explained
  24. Terrible Volcanic Disasters of the Past
  25. Vesuvius and the Destruction of Pompeii
  26. Mount Aetna and the Sicilian Horrors
  27. Lisbon Earthquake Scourged
  28. Japan and its Disastrous Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  29. Krakatoa, The Greatest of Volcanic Explosions
  30. Our Great Hawaiian and Alaskan Volcanoes
  31. South America Cities Destroyed
  32. Earthquakes and Volcanoes in Central America and Mexico
  33. Charleston, Galveston, Johnstown -- Our American Disasters
  34. St. Pierre, Martinique, Annihilated by a Volcano

This CD consists of high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. It can be viewed by any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 4 or later recommended). The data on this CD is completely self-contained, and requires no installation. This CD book has been formatted to be searchable using Adobe Acrobat Reader, you cannot however, print from this CD. System Requirements: Windows, Macintosh, or Unix system, CD-ROM drive, Adobe Acrobat version 4 (or later).



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The Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror
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