"Panoramic View of San Francisco in Flames Other Effects of the Disaster " "This panoramic view shows San Francisco in flames, five hours after the earthquake. The photograph taken from Mason Street at 10:00 A.M., April 18, 1906. There is little evidence of earthquake damage. Most of the city's downtown buildings appear to be intact, yet flames later partially or wholly destroyed these buildings. The fire continued unchecked for three days.
Seismic activity confirmed, consistent with reported earthquake damage in Alberta Beach