The Cape Mendocino Earthquakes of April 25-26, 1992 (Image 1 of 20)
This garage in Rio Dell slid down hill due to the earth shaking. The garage extended out over the north bank of the Eel River. The garage was supported by a framework of wooden stilts. The stilts collapsed and the garage fell backwards from street level. Other buildings in the neighborhood had similar damage, but the damage was not as severe or as impressive. This neighborhood was an older residential area which lay just south of the business district of Rio Dell and followed the Eel River bank.