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Grosse Ile North Channel Front Range Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
Located in Grosse Ile, Michigan, this lighthouse was built in 1906 and was decommissioned in 1963. It "is currently owned by the Grosse Ile Historical Society."

Han?? Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
"The first light at this site was constructed atop the keeper's dwelling in 1869. The current concrete and stone 16 m (53 ft) high tower replaced it in 1906. Electricity was installed in 1939. It sits on top of the highest rock of the island making i ...

The Great Quake 1906-2006     View
Series of articles looking back at the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, on its centennial in 2006. Features historic photos, an audio slide show, an interactive feature comparing the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes, a place to post and read personal ...

San Francisco 1906 Marriage Project     View
"In the days and weeks following the [1906 earthquake and fire] ... newspapers all over the country were overflowing with photographs and accounts of the terrible destruction. ... [but] a unique human phenomenon was also being reported. Despite ...

Faultline: Seismic Science at the Epicenter     View
This 2006 exhibit looks at earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Features material on the basics of earthquake science and on damage control (prediction, e ...

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire     View
This digital archive of thousands of images and texts commemorates the 100th anniversary of the April 18, 1906, San Francisco earthquake and fire. Features include an exhibit divided into thematic groups (such as before the disaster, firestorm, and r ...

Peck Ledge Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
Peck Ledge Light was built in South Norwalk, Connecticut, in 1906. "This 54-foot tall light is another one of those generic cast-iron towers built atop a concrete-filled cast-iron caisson. The boarded up lighthouse is gradually succumbing to the eff ...

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake: 100 Years Later     View
Companion to a March 2006 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Online NewsHour program about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and related earthquake science developments. The site includes a map showing active earthquake faults in Northern California ( ...

San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection: Great Fire and Earthquake of 1906     View
"The San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection contains over 1,700 digitized images of the 1906 Earthquake and Fire. These images depict scenes taken both during and after the three-day event, and include neighborhoods, buildings, refugee c ...

1906 Earthquake Centennial     View
This site created for the 100-year anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire features animated ground motion simulation maps, earthquake intensity maps, computer animations of some San Francisco landmarks (such as the Golden Gate Brid ...



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