Earthquake damage from 1959 Hebgen Lake event in Yellowstone Plateau

Earthquake damage from the 1959 Hebgen Lake event in the Yellowston...

Detailed Description

This house fell into Hebgen Lake during the 1959 earthquake and floated along the shore until it came to rest here. The owner of the house, then-70-year-old Mrs. Grace Miller, escaped only after kicking out her front door and leaping a 5-foot-wide ground crack as her house dropped into the lake.


Image Dimensions: 1400 x 936


Fact Sheet 2005-3024