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THE LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE (PART 2)

Collapsed 4th-Story Wall, San Francisco, California

The fourth-story wall of this unreinforced masonry building on Bluxome Street near Sixth and Townsend collapsed onto the street, crushing five people in their cars. No one in the building was killed. Photograph Credit: U.S. Geological Survey (E.V. Leyendecker).