Loma Prieta earthquake, Marina District

Photo shows the major collapse of a building following an earthquake, the building has fallen onto and crushed a car completely.

Detailed Description

An automobile lies crushed under the third story of this apartment building in the Marina District. The ground levels are no longer visible because of structural failure and sinking due to liquefaction.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3072 x 2048

Date Taken:

Location Taken: San Francisco, CA, US

Source:

The October 17, 1989, Loma Prieta, California, earthquake: selected photographs
The October 17, 1989, Loma Prieta, California, earthquake: selected photographs USGS Data Series 29 By: John K. Nakata, C.E. Meyer, H.G. Wilshire, J. C. Tinsley III, W.S. Updegrove, D.M. Peterson, S.D. Ellen, R.A. Haugerud, R.J. McLaughlin, G.R. Fisher, and M.F. Diggles