Clean-up crew beside building missing its facade after the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
- Clean-up crew beside building missing its facade after the Long Beach earthquake, Southern California, 1933
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Men gathered near trucks and brick rubble piles between trucks and next to building that lost its facade during the Long Beach earthquake. The sing on one truck reads "Owl Truck and Materials Co."
The Long Beach earthquake of 1933 took place on March 10, with a magnitude of 6.4, causing widespread damage to buildings throughout Southern California. The epicenter was offshore, southeast of Long Beach on the Newport-Inglewood Fault. An estimated fifty million dollars' worth of property damage resulted, and 120 lives were lost.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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