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Published 7 years ago by timex with 4 Comments

San Francisco Pre Earthquake-Fire: "A Trip Down Market Street" 14 April 1906

"Produced as part of the popular Hale's Tours of the World film series, the film begins at the location of the Miles Brothers film studio, 1139 Market Street, between 8th and 9th Streets; it was filmed 14 April 1906, four days before the devastating earthquake and fire of 18 April 1906, which virtually destroyed the entire downtown area..."

  • San Francisco Pre Earthquake-Fire: "A Trip Down Market Street" 14 April 1906 with music

 

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  • jaggs
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    This is one of my favorite videos. there's a version around with another music track which is awesome.

    • Splitfish
      +3

      I like how the tower (not sure what it's called) in the background is so small at first, and then gets bigger and bigger.

  • drunkenninja
    +2

    Its really depressing realizing all of those people in this video are now dead..

    • Gozzin
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      Yes it is. It's interesting that cities back then are just as dreary as they are now,minus the horse manure of course.

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